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From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 28

DON’T force a rock gar- den into your scheme, or include it, unless, in the place you have chosen Nature could conceivably, even in her most eccentric mood, have here flung down a heap of heterogeneous stones ! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly […]

Historical Garden Books – 76 in a series – The Floral cabinet and magazine of exotic botany Vol 2 (1837) by G. B. (George Beauchamp) Knowles

Historical Garden Books – 76 in a series – The Floral cabinet and magazine of exotic botany Vol 2 (1837) by G. B. (George Beauchamp) Knowles Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Publication date 1837 Topics Plants, Ornamental, Plant introduction, Botanical illustration, Botany, Gardening Publisher London : William Smith Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book […]

Hardscaping 101: Rain Gardens via Gardenista

As soon as it starts raining, I can’t help but think of all the ways I should be saving this precious resource. My son always suggests we catch the water by putting out a bunch of buckets, and I politely tell him that while that is a solution, there are more effective ways to use […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 32 in a series – Time-Lapse: Beautiful Cacti Bloom Before Your Eyes | Short Film Showcase via National Geographic on YouTube

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 32 in a series – Time-Lapse: Beautiful Cacti Bloom Before Your Eyes | Short Film Showcase via National Geographic on YouTube Filmmaker Greg Krehel captures 15 varieties of stunning Echinopsis cactus flowers blooming in this incredible time-lapse. The process happens overnight, and the flowers last for only a day, […]

r/gardening – Hugelkultur in progress via reddit

I have been thinking of trying out something like this and these photos give me even more desire to do it. — Douglas   Read Hugelkultur in progress – first attempt. I’m sure mistakes were made, but I had fun building my HILL 🙂 I used up all of the rotten logs from the firewood […]

A rose in the garden via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! A rose in the garden A nearly perfect, newly opened, rose in the garden spotted as I watered yesterday afternoon. From my Instagram Feed Find more books in my Bookshop store * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from […]

Meet the monkeyflower, a weed that may hold the key to zebra stripes and other biological mysteries via Science | AAAS

Yaowu Yuan’s passion for monkeyflowers began in 2004 with a slideshow. Then a budding plant taxonomist at the University of Washington in Seattle and an avid hiker, he was amazed at the variety of wildflowers he saw on his outings in the Cascade mountains. Like Charles Darwin, he was vexed by what Darwin called an […]

An Amazing Indoor Garden Space

I can’t find a primary source for this photo, but it is an amazing example of an indoor garden space. h/t Emila Solis on Pinterest Find more books on Bookshop.com Read more on this topic: Amazing Spiral Stairway With Indoor Garden Decoration via Pinterest 10 Ways to Create a Secret Garden via Houzz 10 Plants […]

Wish You Could Smell This Gardenia via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Wish You Could Smell This Gardenia In the garden this week 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 out! Read more on this topic: Flowering Now: Daffodils 2019 via […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Annual descriptive catalogue of seeds, & c : February 1st, 1886 by Joseph Breck & Sons – 60 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Annual descriptive catalogue of seeds, & c : February 1st, 1886 by Joseph Breck & Sons – 60 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org WITH friendly greetings and best wishes we again hand you our Seed Annual, confident, as we do so, that our efforts […]