Cultivating America’s Gardens at Smithsonian

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 1, 2017

Cultivating America’s Gardens at Smithsonian

Trade card, Rice's Seeds, Cambridge, New York, 1887

Cultivating America’s Gardens A Smithsonian Libraries, Smithsonian Gardens and Archives of American Gardens exhibition Visit the exhibit through August 2017 Americans have been making gardens forever, constantly innovating and experimenting as they work the soil. Amateurs and professionals, young and old, schoolchildren and scientists — Americans of every sort have put their backs into gardening. […]

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A Short History of the Seed & Nursery Catalogue in Europe and the U.S.

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 5, 2017

A Short History of the Seed & Nursery Catalogue in Europe and the U.S.

Catalogue of Vegetable Seeds. 1850.

A Short History of the Seed & Nursery Catalogue in Europe and the U.S. Presented by Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries. The OSU Seed and Nursery Trade catalogue collection contains over 2,000 items from 1832 to 1966. While the collection is most comprehensive in its representation of American catalogues from […]

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