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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 […]

Green Bean Still Life via Instagram

What is your favorite vegetable? Leave a comment and share! Green Bean Still Life I’m always intrigued by the quality of vegetables-both as food and photographic subjects-at the Sherman Oaks farmers market. We try to visit weekly to pick up fresh veg for the house and enjoy a few moments outdoors. Over the years I’ve taken many photos […]

Event: Tomatomania San Fernando Valley, March 16-18, 2019

Tapia Brothers, Encino, CA – March 16-18 For almost 20 years one of Los Angeles’ oldest garden traditions meets one of its newest sensations as Tapia Brothers Farm Stand hosts the largest of the TOMATOMANIA! seedling sales. We’ll showcase almost 300 tomato varieties (yes, you read that right) and offer everything you’ll need to have the most successful tomato […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Catalog, L.A. Watkins Merchandise Company (1904) – 15 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Field, flower and garden seeds by Lee Pioneer Seed Co (1905) – 14 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

93 Photos from 1st Annual California Native And Drought Tolerant Plant Self Guided Garden Tour – Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council

Scenes from the 1st Annual California Native And Drought Tolerant Plant Self Guided Garden Tour   See all 93 photos — Facebook — Flickr Learn more about drought tolerant gardens with these books ††† Sherman Oaks neighborhood Council 1st annual California native and drought tolerant plant self guided garden tour October 21, 2018 noon to 3 PM […]

Tomatoes of all shapes and sizes via Instagram

Tomatoes of all shapes and sizes via Instagram Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about tomatoes? Check out these books from Amazon and Your Local Library!  †† * […]