Archives for February 2012

Planning a L.H. Bailey Vegetable Garden

February 19, 2012 at 9:39 am

Need a plan for a veggie garden? Here is one directly from L.H. Bailey himself along with some timely thoughts on the satisfaction of having a garden! As millions of people do not have gardens, so are they unaware of the low quality of much of the commercial produce as compared with things well grown... View Article

Bailey on Evolution & the Rights of Others

February 15, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Evolution is the point of view of otherism and altruism. It was the old idea that the earth is the center of the universe: this geocentric doctrine Copernicus disproved. It was the old idea that all things exist merely to please man: this hominocentric doctrine Darwin disproved. Every animal and plant lives for itself and... View Article

Bailey on the Growing of Vegetable Plants

February 12, 2012 at 7:36 pm

More sage advice from L.H. Bailey on vegetable gardening! A Vegetable garden is admittedly a part of any home place that has a good rear area. A purchased vegetable is never the same as one taken from a man’s own soil and representing his own effort and solicitude. It is essential to any satisfaction in... View Article

Bailey’s View on Growing Annuals

February 1, 2012 at 9:16 am

Liberty Hyde Bailey wrote that, “The best gardener is one who does the most gardening by the winter fire.” And here we are folks. Nursery catalogs are filling mailboxes and the big box stores are moving out the half-off Christmas decorations for the Burpee display. Here is some timeless advice from America’s Father of Modern... View Article