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From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 35

DON’T prune your climb- ing roses too drastically, so that — like children perpet- ually controlled and punished — they lose all charm and individuality. Read and Download the entire book 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 […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 5 in a series – The Dogs At Play

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). Works Illustrated By Charles Robinson . There are many lovely pieces of art in this book and I will be sharing them over the next several weeks. You can download the entire book from the Internet Archive. Read/Download Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle […]

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. […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seventh annual catalogue of cacti : euphorbias, aloes, agaves, succulents and novelty plants (1906) by Callander Cactus Co – 66 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seventh annual catalogue of cacti : euphorbias, aloes, agaves, succulents and novelty plants (1906) by Callander Cactus Co – 66 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1906 Topics Nursery stock Ohio Springfield Catalogs, Cactus Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Publisher Springfield, Ohio : Callander […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 4 in a series – Concerning the Pekingese

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). Works Illustrated By Charles Robinson . There are many lovely pieces of art in this book and I will be sharing them over the next several weeks. You can download the entire book from the Internet Archive. Read/Download Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle […]

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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 34

  DON’T worry. ‘He who is constantly worrying takes as little comfort as if he were on a bed of nettles.’ Read and Download the entire book 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! […]

The 6 Magnificent California Gardens Inspiring Us Right Now via Veranda

There are few things we love to daydream about more than a beautiful garden and the next one our list to visit, once we are able to travel. From the peaceful public gardens of Japan to the perfectly manicured gardens of the world’s royals that we have to see, there’s not an area of the world whose gardens we are not […]

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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: W.J. Hesser’s catalogue and price list of dracenas, palms, yuccas, greenhouse plants, agaves, shrubs and small fruits ((1892) – 65 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: W.J. Hesser’s catalogue and price list of dracenas, palms, yuccas, greenhouse plants, agaves, shrubs and small fruits ((1892) – 65 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1892 Topics Nurseries (Horticulture) Nebraska Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Publisher Plattsmouth, Neb. : W.J. Hesser Collection usda-nurseryandseedcatalog; usdanationalagriculturallibrary; fedlink; americana; biodiversity Digitizing sponsor […]