Archives for January 2013

The Feeling For Plants

January 28, 2013 at 8:17 pm

One does not make a good library till one has a feeling for books, nor a good collection of pictures without a feeling for pictorial art. Neither does one make a good garden of any kind without a feeling for plants. This does not mean that the feeling must be born with the person. It... View Article

L.H. Bailey on the Oak Tree

January 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm

OAK: Strength, solidity, durability are symbolized in the Oak. The tree is connected with the traditions of the race, and it is associated with literature. It is a tree of strong individuality, with bold, free growth and massive framework. Its longevity appeals to every person, even though he has no feeling for trees. It connects... View Article

Winter Wildlife Gardening

January 8, 2013 at 11:58 am

Ernie Allison loves nature. More specifically, he loves birds and wants to teach others how to appreciate them, too. To help further this mission, he writes for the bird feeder accessories provider, birdfeeders.com. It is pretty well-known that gardening can be great for your health. It offers stress relief, exercise, improves mental health, and provides you... View Article

Vegetable-Gardening Tools

January 2, 2013 at 3:58 pm

There is a tool for every labor. Many of these tools are the products of necessity. Others satisfy the inventive fancy of the American. Foreign writers wonder at the variety of tools pictured in our rural books, but the number of tools which are in actual use far exceeds those which are described in books.... View Article