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In the garden…Pomegranate Part 2 [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch In the garden…Pomegranate Part 2 ##pomegranate ##fruit ##food ##garden ##gardening ##nature ##outdoors ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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! † Available from […]

In The Garden…Sweet Potato via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch in The Garden…Sweet Potato ##garden ##gardening ##planting ##food ##sweetpotato ##inthegarden ##agardenersnotebook ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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! † Available from the […]

Germany: In Berlin a cemetery becomes a park and community garden via City Farmer

Cemeteries are observed in urban ecology studies for their biological qualities. The type of space, which includes the function of burial within a defined perimeter, has in fact over the years ensured the preservation of “natural islands” within the city: green areas, often informally used as parks, populated by animals, insects, trees and wild vegetation. […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Valley Seed Co. (1919) – 61 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Valley Seed Co. (1919) – 61 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org A Short Visit with Our Friends Again it is our privilege to send, through the pages of our 1919 Catalogue, special greetings to our customers, and to others who ought to be our […]

Over 100 Years Ago, the US Government Commissioned 7,500 Watercolor Paintings of Every Kind of Fruit in the Country via Morsel NEW YORK

A self-described artist and activist, Parker Higgins taught himself to code while working at the Electronic Frontier Foundation doing activism around free speech issues. “I’m most passionate about the way free speech issues intersect with questions of copyright and the public domain, and a sort of cultural commons,” said Higgins. With a background in information […]

28 Cheap And Clever DIYs For Anyone Who Raises Chickens via BuzzFeed

You’ll rule the roost with these DIY treats and boredom busters. Read 28 Cheap And Clever DIYs For Anyone Who Raises Chickens via BuzzFeed An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Make Gardening Easier With The Help of Chickens! via Farmers’ Almanac Gardening Calendar Your First Garden: How to […]

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture (1908)

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture; a cyclopedia of everything pertaining to the care of the honey-bee; bees, hives, honey, implements, honey-plants, etc. Facts gleaned from the experience of thousands of bee-keepers, and afterward verified in our apiary (1908) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page […]

Historical Garden Books – 72 in a series – The California horticulturist and floral magazine (1870) by Bay District Horticultural Society

Historical Garden Books – 72 in a series – The California horticulturist and floral magazine (1870) by Bay District Horticultural Society A complete collection of this periodical newsletter with volume index. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org INTRODUCTORY. It is but right that the projectors of any new undertaking in the […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Ferguson Seed Farms breed and grow pedigreed field seeds (1917) – 48 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Ferguson Seed Farms breed and grow pedigreed field seeds (1917) – 48 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   Doing The WorkInvestigation 1. Finding out the best varieties by actually testing them in our trial grounds, watching the reports of the Ex- periment Stations and […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Field, Garden And Flower Seeds : Annual Seed Catalog, The Bruns Seed Co.(1920) – 37 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Field, Garden And Flower Seeds : Annual Seed Catalog, The Bruns Seed Co.(1920) – 37 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   A Personal Word It is a pleasure to hand you my 1920 seed catalog, and as many of my customers have made inquiries […]