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Over my head from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Taking a spin in my garden Read more on this topic: Azalea – A Minute In The Garden for A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] In The Garden…January 3, 2020 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1 minute 30 seconds) Snowflakes (Leucojum) – A Minute In The Garden for A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] Buckwheat Flowers In The Garden […]

Time to water the garden via Instagram

Time to water the garden The afternoon sun catches the spray from the garden hose. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook On Instagram From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: A Very Prickly Pear (Opuntia), BioTrek Ethnobotany Garden, Cal Poly Pomona Garden fountain #garden #fountain #water #gardenersnotebook via Instagram [Photo] Lovely copper gutter fountain in […]

Historical Garden Books – 94 in a series – Instruction book for transplanting and managing fruits and ornamental trees, shrubs, vines and flowers from National Nurseries (1923)

Historical Garden Books – 94 in a series – Instruction book for transplanting and managing fruits and ornamental trees, shrubs, vines and flowers from National Nurseries (1923) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1923 Topics Transplanting (Plant culture) Handbooks, manuals, etc, Fruit-culture Handbooks, manuals, etc, Gardening Handbooks, manuals, etc, Nurseries […]

Historical Garden Books – 89 in a series – The floral cabinet and magazine of exotic botany (1837)

Historical Garden Books – 89 in a series – The floral cabinet and magazine of exotic botany (1837) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date  1837 Topics  Plants, Ornamental , Plant introduction , Botanical illustration , Botany , Gardening Publisher London : William Smith Collection  biodiversity […]

If You’re New To Gardening, Start By Planting These 10 Plants via BuzzFeed

Tomatoes top The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s list of the best vegetables to grow for beginning gardeners. You can also grow tomatoes in hanging baskets if you live somewhere where outdoor growing space is in short supply. Just make sure that, wherever you plant them, they’ll get six hours of sunlight a day. You can see The Old Farmer’s Almanac guide […]

The Surprising Backstory of Victory Gardens via JSTOR Daily

Cultivating the earth as a response to moments of crisis dates back over a century, but not just as a relaxing activity. During World War I, writes Rose Hayden-Smith, a major Victory Garden movement promoted the idea of gardening as a civic duty. The goal was to increase food production on the home front, under the […]

Property tax incentives for urban agriculture via City Farmer

Some states and cities have created tax incentives, like reductions in property taxes or tax rebates, to help encourage urban agriculture. Usually the state legislature passes an enabling statute allowing localities to choose to enact an incentive and giving the locality the authority to establish eligibility criteria, determine the process for granting and maintaining the […]

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant)

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant) By Okkisafire – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link By Hrushikesh – Own work, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas […]

10 Helpful Gardening Tips That Actually Helped This Former Plant Killer via Urban Organic Gardener

If you’ve ever failed at something, we know it can be hard to want to try again. Don’t give up! Even the best of the best have killed a plant or two in their days. Read on to learn from this one gardener’s mistakes! “One of my go-to fantasies when life is tough is that […]

Interesting Plant: Fritillaria meleagris (Snake’s head fritillary/Guinea Hen Flower)

Interesting Plant: Fritillaria meleagris (Snake’s head fritillary/Guinea Hen Flower) By Michael Apel – Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link Fritillaria meleagris is a Eurasian species of flowering plant in the lily family.[2][3][4] Its common names include snake’s head fritillary, snake’s head (the original English name), chess flower, frog-cup, guinea-hen flower, guinea flower, leper lily (because its shape resembled the bell once carried by lepers), Lazarus bell, chequered lily, chequered daffodil, drooping tulip or, in northern Europe, simply fritillary.[5] The […]