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Historical Garden Books – 111 in a series – The backyard garden; a handbook for the amateur (1932)

Historical Garden Books – 111 in a series – The backyard garden; a handbook for the amateur (1932) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   Foreword IF MOST garden books were not written over the heads of the average amateur or else lacking in those details which the beginner most needs […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 28 in a series – Harebell and others from Across the common after wild flowers (1895)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 28 in a series – Harebell and others from Across the common after wild flowers (1895) Click for larger image from University of Florida George A. Smithers Libraries Buy prints, cards, and more of this historical image Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 25 in a series – […]

Historical Seed Catalogs – 92 in a series – The Maule Seed Book (1914)

Historical Seed Catalogs – 92 in a series – The Maule Seed Book (1914) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1914 Topics Seeds Catalogs, Vegetables Catalogs, Fruit Catalogs, Flowers Catalogs, Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs Publisher Philadelphia, Pa. : Maule Collection usda-nurseryandseedcatalog; usdanationalagriculturallibrary; fedlink; americana; biodiversity Digitizing sponsor U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library Contributor  U.S. Department […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 57 in a series – Dahlia ‘The Geisha’ from Dahlias (1912?) by George Gordon

Dazzling Dahlias – 57 in a series – Dahlia ‘The Geisha’ from Dahlias (1912?) by George Gordon from Dahlias (1912?) by George Gordon — Available from the Internet Archive An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Dazzling Dahlias – 51 in a series – Superior Dahlia Gardens (1922) Dahlia […]

Historical Garden Books – 110 in a series – The farm garden (1931) by James H. Beattie and W. R.Beattie

Historical Garden Books – 110 in a series – The farm garden (1931) by James H. Beattie and W. R.Beattie Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FARM GARDENS, maintained on about four-fifths of the farms in the United States as a source of wholesome family food supply, are annually saving […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 27 in a series – Vintage Foliage Studies Print

Vintage Botanical Prints – 27 in a series – Vintage Foliage Studies Print Click for larger image from Smithsonian American Art Museum   Buy prints, cards, and more of this historical image Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 25 in a series – Vintage Takayo Black Land Grapes Botanical Print (1913) Vintage […]

Historical Seed Catalogs – 91 in a series – Dreer’s old-fashioned hardy plants (1916)

Historical Seed Catalogs – 91 in a series – Dreer’s old-fashioned hardy plants (1916) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org Of all the plants tliat are cultivated for purely ornamental purposes there are none which have made such rajiid strides in public favor as the Old=fashioned Hardy Garden Flowers, the inhabitants […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 30 in a series

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 – 109 in a series – Subtropical vegetable-gardening (1916) by Peter Henry Rolfs

Historical Garden Books – 109 in a series – Subtropical vegetable-gardening (1916) by Peter Henry Rolfs   Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE We may regard the successful growth of the orange tree as marking the outer limit of the subtropical re- gions, where frosts are of short duration and […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 26 in a series – Douglasia laevigata (1888)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 26 in a series – Douglasia laevigata (1888) Click for larger image from Library of Congress   Buy prints, cards, and more of this historical image Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 25 in a series – Vintage Takayo Black Land Grapes Botanical Print (1913) Vintage Botanical Prints […]