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Design a Potager Garden via Grit

A potager garden, also known as a “kitchen garden,” is historically a French style of gardening that incorporates herbs, fruits, and vegetables with flowers and ornamentals to create a functional, aesthetically pleasing space. Traditionally, these gardens are located right outside the home and intended to be enjoyed on a daily basis. Walk-throughs allow you to […]

Master Gardeners Offer Tips As People Plant Pandemic Patches via Urban Organic Gardener

Starting with the World War I, the U.S. government was encouraging Americans to grow their own food to help relieve shortages. Originally known as the war garden movement, these so-called “victory gardens” made a reappearance in the 1940s during World War II. And the idea of growing your own food is still popular — so popular, in fact, […]

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 […]

Dreaming of Kale via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Dreaming of Kale Using up all my old seeds, so crossing fingers that these germinate. I love this is soups and such. From my Instagram Feed * 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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: The Wing Seed Co (1918) – 55 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: The Wing Seed Co (1918) – 55 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   INTRODUCTION ONCE MORE it is our pleasure to greet customers, both old and new, and to wish them the best of every- thing for the coming year. The past year has […]

Historical Garden Books – 68 in a series – Productive vegetable growing by John William Lloyd

Historical Garden Books – 68 in a series – Productive vegetable growing by John William Lloyd Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE Books on vegetable production have been written from the viewpoint of the East, West, North and South. The present volume is written from the viewpoint of conditions as […]

Historical Garden Books – 67 in a series – A-B-C of vegetable gardening by Eben Eugene Rexford

Historical Garden Books – 67 in a series – A-B-C of vegetable gardening by Eben Eugene Rexford Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FOREWORD NOT everybody has a garden. Some deny themselves the pleasure and the profit of one because they have never had any experience in gardening, and have […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series Read this entire catalog Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org TO THE TRADE: I am glad of this opportunity to present you with my “Wholesale List of High Grade Seeds* I realize fully that QUALITY COUNTS […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Stokes seeds for summer planting : July 15, 1918 – 43 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Stokes seeds for summer planting : July 15, 1918 – 43 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Until the Boys Come Home WE AMERICANS are pledging ourselves to put forth high courage every new day, regardless of reverses, to live right all the time, which […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seed annual : a gardeners, truckers and farmers by American Seed Company (1911) – 42 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seed annual : a gardeners, truckers and farmers by American Seed Company (1911) – 42 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   CUSTOMERS, PATRONS AND FRIENDS: WE greet you again with our best thanks for your very liberal patronage with which you favored us the […]