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Douglas E. Welch

Historical Garden Books – 118 in a series – The American fruit culturist (1871)

Historical Garden Books – 118 in a series – The American fruit culturist (1871) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   PREFACE Thk first edition of the Fruit Culturist, the basis of the present work, was written more than twenty years ago, and a year before the appearance of Downing’s first […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 70 in a series – Echinocactus Cinnababinus from Annales de la Société royale d’agriculture et de botanique de Gand (1848)

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 70 in a series – Echinocactus Cinnababinus from Annales de la Société royale d’agriculture et de botanique de Gand (1848) Echinocaclus are ultimately true perennial shrubs,only the form of which has been changed, but not the nature. Theseshrubs have taken on the figure of melons. Tubers arebranches which sometimes […]

Spring snowflakes via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch Spring snowflakes ##flowers ##leucojum ##plants ##slomo ##garden ##gardening ##nature ##outdoors ♬ Simplicity – Jon Steinmeier Follow me on TikTok Read more on this topic: Snowflakes (Leucojum) in full bloom via TikTok [Video] Leucojum (Snowflakes) in my Los Angeles garden via TikTok [Video] Bi-color daffodils in Slomo via TikTok [Video] More azaleas — reaching their […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 34 in a series – A Dutch Drawing of Flowering Bulbs from Flower Pictures by Maude Angell (1914)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 34 in a series – ADutch Drawing of Flowering Bulbs from Flower Pictures by Maude Angell (1914) Click for larger image from Flowering Bulbs from Flower Pictures by Maude Angell (1914)   Buy prints, cards, and more of this historical image Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 1 in […]

Ficus on a windy day via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch Ficus on a windy day ##garden ##tree ##leaves ##plant ##slomo ##wind ##breeze ##outdoor. ♬ Lazy Sunday – Official Sound Studio Follow me on TikTok Read more on this topic: Lantana flowers in slomo via TikTok [Video] A living memorial in the garden via tikTok [Video] More azaleas — reaching their peak bloom via TikTok [Video] […]

Mexican Sage via Instagram

Mexican Sage I love purple and golds, so this Mexican sage fits right in in the garden. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook On Instagram From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Mexican sage in the garden via Instagram In the garden…Bees on Mexican Sage Flowers via TikTok [Video] Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’ Returns To […]

In the garden…New raised beds installed [Video]

@douglaswelch New raised beds installed. Tired now. ##beds ##garden ##gardening ##build ##make ##food ##soil ##nature ##outdoors ♬ Acoustic Guitar Stroll – Dow Brain Follow me on TikTok Read more on this topic: More azaleas — reaching their peak bloom via TikTok [Video] In The Garden…Blackberry via TikTok [Video] A Gardener’s Notebook: Nasturtiums via TikTok [Video] Container […]

Historical Seed Catalogs – 97 in a series – Childs’ Rare Flowers, Vegetables & Fruits (1915)

Historical Seed Catalogs – 97 in a series – Childs’ Rare Flowers, Vegetables & Fruits (1915) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org   * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out!  Read more […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 61 in a series – Emmons’ dahlias for 1938

Dazzling Dahlias – 61 in a series – Emmons’ dahlias for 1938 An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Dazzling Dahlias – 57 in a series – Dahlia ‘The Geisha’ from Dahlias (1912?) by George Gordon Dazzling Dahlias – 38 in a series – Bicolor Dahlia via @prin2_ryochan on […]

A Gardener’s Notebook: Nasturtiums via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch A Gardener’s Notebook: ##Nasturtiums ##plants ##garden ##gardening ##growing ##nature ##outdoors ##containers ♬ Chase Seattle 1 No Theme – David Nyman Follow me on TikTok Read more on this topic: Nasturtiums are blooming via Tiktok Paperwhite flowers from A Gardener’s Notebook via TikTok [Video] In the garden…Abutilon Flowers from A Gardener’s Notebook via TikTok [Video] […]