progress or complete :
Flowers Personified - JJ Grandville - 1847 - The
flowers with exquisite plates of flowers in their human incarnations as women.
Flower names in
English, French and Latin with meaning; flora's hour, days and months; and a short
course on the
history, grammar and use of the language of flowers. The flowers tell the stories of
their lives as
of Forty Centuries: or Traditional Agriculture in China, Korea and
Japan - F.H. King - 1911. Sustainable
Evolution of Horticulture in New England - Daniel Denison
From A Living Dead Man - Elsa Barker - 1914 - Judge
Patterson Hatch (d. 1912) through Elsa Barker's automatic writing, tells us what life is
like on the
other side of the veil. Comforting, inspirational, thought-provoking. Everyone who reads
is uplifted. His next book is War Letters from a Living Dead Man. [complete online]
War Letters From A Living Dead
Man - Elsa Barker -
1915 - The Great War from another perspective. [complete online]
Last Letters From The Living Dead
Man - Elsa Barker -
1919 - The third and final Living Dead Man book.
The War Garden
Victorious - Charles Lathrop Pack -
1919 - "Coming events, we are told, cast their shadows before.
prophetic shadows now hovering over us is a finger of cloud which points to vital
changes in the
business of feeding the world. Indeed, these changes are already taking place. In part
taken place, but many of us, being of those who have eyes yet do not see, are still
unaware that the
old order has changed and that the new order of things has come to pass." (from Chapter
War I War Gardens were tremendously successful and can inspire us today to help end
book can serve as a blueprint of action.
Food Saving and Sharing
the Older Children of America May
Help Save - from Famine - Their Comrades in Allied Lands Across the Sea.
direction of THE UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION. - 1918
Victory Gardens Handbook of the
Victory Garden Committee War Services,
Pennsylvania State Council of Defense - April 1944
A Handbook on necessity,
organization, planning, planting, cultivating and preserving food in the Victory Gardens
Can be used as a guidebook to promoting the new sustainable Garden movement.
Ministry of Agriculture Allotment and Garden
Guides - 1945
of 12 leaflets published by the U.K. Ministry of Agriculture at its wartime base at the
Hotel in Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, England "...to help you to get better
results from your
vegetable plot and your fruit garden." I now have all but the August 1945 leaflet. If
you know where
I can find It, please email me.
Dig for Victory Leaflet No. 1 -
Cropping Plan referred to in above
The Old and the New in Corn
Culture - Article from the 1918
Yearbook of Agriculture. Interesting facts about corn and its significance in American
Fascinating Hopi method of planting corn in arid region.
The Garden Magazine
the May 1917 issue, articles about
war gardening started to appear. In this issue President Wilson makes gardening a
patriotic duty and
a garden plan is included.