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Excerpt from Gardening for Young and Old: The Cultivation of Garden Vegetables in the Farm Garden I should like to see more seed-growers in the United States, and I hope some of my young friends will devote themselves to this industry. There are more seeds sown in America, in proportion to population, than in any other country. European seedsmen, notwithstanding a duty of twenty per cent., find the United States one of the best markets in the world. It seems to be a fact, that many seeds, when grown …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
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Here, at last, is a book on gardening with color by its most adventurous exponent, Christopher Lloyd. Color for Adventurous Gardeners is about using color for maximum impact. Previous books on gardening with color have treated each color as a separate entity, but, in fact, colors work with and against each other, and must be viewed as relationships. This is the first book on gardening with color that explores how to make successful color associations with plants. Yes, there are color rules, but you …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
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For those with too little time or space to work on a full-scale garden, this guide provides hundreds of easy suggestions, inspiring photographs, and tips for choosing containers to create small gardens inside an apartment or on a windowsill. Original. IP.Like Luebbermann s other new book, Homegrown Fruit, Little Potted Gardens is an inspiration for would-be gardeners with limited space who may have mistakenly assumed that they cannot successfully garden without a lot more space than they have, in …
Amazon / Chronicle Books
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Excerpt from Dreer s Market Gardeners Wholesale Price List: Reliable Vegetable Seeds, Flower Seeds, Garden Requisites, Implements, Insecticides, Etc.; Spring Edition, 1909 For sixty nine years it has been the aim and purpose of this house to furnish to Market Gardeners Seeds that could be thoroughly relied upon. That we have succeeded in gaining the confidence of many thousands of the leading truckers throughout the United States 15 proven by the fact that we not only gain a large increase in customers …
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Excerpt from Wholesale Price-List, 1897: Burpee s Garden, Farm, and Flower Seeds Dealers who desire to build up a permanent trade should pay no attention to the cut prices, which would seem to indicate (to the inexperienced) that seeds have no intrinsic value whatever. Because of several bankrupt stocks thrown on the market together with the fact that many crops grown without proper selection (largely for firms that have failed disastrously the past season) are offered at any price, the seed trade …
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An essential element in cuisines around the world, garlic enjoys near mythic status among cooks, chefs, foodies, and enthusiasts of natural remedies. Worldwide, garlic cultivation occupies over 2 million acres of farmland, an area that has more than doubled since 1970. Yet even garlic fanciers may be unable to tell hardneck from softneck, or Purple Stripe from Rocambole, not to mention the hundreds of cultivated varieties grown today, many with distinct differences in taste and character. In fact, …
Amazon / Timber Press OR
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Excerpt from Breeze Hill News, Vol. 3: August, 1938 Because the spring season of 1938 was about two weeks ahead of normal, gardeners are asked to remember this fact in considering what follows. The dates given are the actual 1938 blooming dates; while in a normal season they would be several days later. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten …
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Winner of Writers Digest s 1st Place Award for Self-Published Nonfiction (e-book, 2015), Just One Backyard: One Man’s Search for Food Sustainability is an entertaining and enlightening tale of how Dr. Zahina-Ramos turned his urban residential backyard into a study to measure the many benefits of urban agriculture. This is no dry lecture based on puffed-up rhetoric. Rather, it is a heartwarming blend of storytelling and scientific facts that any novice can appreciate and enjoy. The first half of …
Amazon / John Zahina-Ramos
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Complete with full-color illustrations, this handy reference guide provides tips on planting and fertilizing different types of vegetables, purchasing the best equipment, ridding the garden of pests, designing a garden of any desired size, and more. Original.The ubiquitous For Dummies series, while not known for pretty illustrations or lush photography, does manage to pack the maximum amount of information into an easy-to-read format--something that gardeners with an eye on the financial bottom line …
Amazon / Brand: For Dummies
Price: 18.99 $

Garden writer and lecturer Wolk has written an amusing collection of essays that pokes fun at the compulsive world of gardeners. He takes a fascinating look at flower shows, detailing the vast amounts of time, expertise, and money involved for those who compete, as well as the many opportunities for disaster to strike unwary competitors. Readers also learn about the process of filming garden segments for television and the time and effort involved in shooting photographs for gardening magazines. …

An essential guide to native plants of the Southeast This book is filled to the brim with important information on native plants and is a must for any serious gardener in the southeastern region of the country. --Ginny Stibolt, author of Sustainable Gardening for Florida  Here is an authoritative, fact-filled guide for growing southeastern native plants from the author who wrote the field guides for identifying our native plants. His experience and knowledge will help us all become better native …