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Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664)

Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1664 Topics Forests and forestry, Trees, Gardening — Early works to 1800, Cider Publisher London, Printed by J. […]

It’s Time To Learn Some Botanical Latin (And Why), An Interview With Ross Bayton Via A Way To Garden

I’M GRATEFUL that when I began gardening, I fell in with a bunch of plant nerds who spoke not in common names but in botanical Latin, and turned me on to oddball mail-order nurseries whose entire lists were likewise written that way. Necessity was therefore the mother of invention. I absorbed at least a rudimentary […]

Historical Garden Books – 82 in a series – School gardening. A simple book for teaching boys and girls in elementary schools the rudiments of practical horticulture (1913) by Laurence B. Hyde

Historical Garden Books – 82 in a series – School gardening. A simple book for teaching boys and girls in elementary schools the rudiments of practical horticulture (1913) by Laurence B. Hyde Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org AUTHOR’S INTRODUCTION. It is obvious that a subject so boundless as School Gardening […]

8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media

From the Royal Botanic Gardens in England to the Jardim Botânico in Rio de Janeiro, here are some of the top botanical gardens across the globe—including some you can visit from home. Read 8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily

Over 100 years ago, a horticulturalist introduced hybrid plants to California gardeners. Up sprouted a movement of amateur experiments in plant biology. Read The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily Three […]

Tips and Tricks for Starting Perennial and Vegetable Seeds via FineGardening

I often try to propagate new plants from gathered seeds and cutting. This can range from seeds gathered from some green onions that have gone wild, to tomato plants from the compost pile to seeds and cuttings gathered on walks or gifted by friends. It is always so pleasing to create something out of nothing, […]

When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily

In late nineteenth century America, botany was understood as implicitly feminine. Young women took to studying botany in a conjoining of interest, social acceptance, and readily available schooling and textbooks. The growing field welcomed a community of participants. Few of these women became professional botanists or earned higher degrees, but as teachers, collectors, observers, writers, […]

Historical Garden Books – 77 in a series – Gray’s Botanical text-book (1879) by Asa Gray

Historical Garden Books – 77 in a series – Gray’s Botanical text-book (1879) by Asa Gray Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Publication date c1879.] Topics Botany — Morphology, Botany, Botany Publisher [New York : American Book Company Collection biodiversity; MBLWHOI; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor MBLWHOI Library Contributor MBLWHOI Library Language English Volume 2 Find more books on […]