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בגנים In the Gardens

Read by Omri Lernau


אורי ניסן גנסין Uri Nissan Gnessin


Uri Nissan Gnessin was born in Starodub, where his father was a rabbi. He left home at an early age, and moving from one yeshiva to the anot…

About Orchids, a Chat

Read by Peter Yearsley


Frederick Boyle


This is not a manual of instruction for orchid growers; though there are many hints on cultivation, and a few paragraphs on how to hybridize…

ABC of Vegetable Gardening

Read by Bill Boerst


Eben Eugene Rexford


This how-to book includes chapters on getting ready, mapping the garden, planting, seeds, early work, house plants, fruits, hot beds and col…

The New-York Gardener

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P. Agricola


A series of twelve letters from a proud father to a son who has just bought his own farm. The author instructs "my dear son" not t…

Making a Rock Garden

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Sherman Adams


A short look at building a rock garden, right from the rocks themselves and how to arrange them, to choosing and placing the plants, touchin…

Guides to Belle Vue Zoological Gardens 1891-1917

Read by Phil Benson


Various


Guides to the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens from the Chetham's Library Virtual Belle Vue Collection. The Belle Vue gardens opened in 1836 as …

Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway

Read by Betsie Bush


Steve Solomon


Gardening expert Steve Solomon has written extensively on gardening techniques for the home gardener. Water conservation is the focus of thi…

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Read by Peter Eastman


J. M. Barrie


When he is seven days old, Peter Pan flies away from his mother (forgetting that he is no longer a bird and therefore cannot fly), comes to …

The Vegetable Garden: A Manual for the Amateur Vegetable Gardener

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Ida Dandridge Bennett


This book is a good reference on vegetable gardening. It covers the economic value of a vegetable garden, planning and locating the garden, …

The Gardener and The Burden


Rudyard Kipling


Helen Turrell’s life has been one of respectability and duty, and she adopts and raises her illegitimate nephew upon her scapegrace brother’…

Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateu…

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Gertrude Jekyll


Wood and Garden reads like a walk through the garden with reknowned garden designer Gertrude Jekyll as she discusses her plant choices and p…

Organic Gardener's Composting

Read by Betsie Bush


Steve Solomon


The art and science of composting is presented in a humorous and readable manner from the basic elements to the in-depth science. An entire …

The Gardener and The Burden


Rudyard Kipling


Helen Turrell’s life has been one of respectability and duty, and she adopts and raises her illegitimate nephew upon her scapegrace brother’…

Summer in a Garden and Calvin, A Study of Character

Read by Mark Penfold


Charles Dudley Warner


This is Warner's contemplative and humorous account of the wondrous and mysterious workings of a garden he tended for 19 weeks. After this i…

The Heron Nest

Read by Bellona Times


W. Bert Foster


Pleasant family drama set in early 1900's or late 1890's upstate New York. The Herron clan, led by heroic, inventive, handicapped older bro…

The Family Kitchen Gardener

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Robert Buist


The Family Kitchen Gardener contains plain and accurate descriptions (ca 1847) of all the different species and varieties of specifically Am…

21 The Two Gardens

In Clayhanger

Read by meyerli


Arnold Bennett


This first of a trilogy of novels is a coming-of-age story set in the Midlands of Victorian England, following Edwin Clayhanger as he leaves…

03 - In the Gardens, Part 3

In בגנים In the Gardens

Read by Omri Lernau


אורי ניסן גנסין Uri Nissan Gnessin


Uri Nissan Gnessin was born in Starodub, where his father was a rabbi. He left home at an early age, and moving from one yeshiva to the anot…

The Landscape Gardener

In Happy Days

Read by Anastasiia Solokha


A. A. Milne


Although best known for his Winnie the Pooh stories, A.A. Milne spent years as an editor at the English humor magazine Punch. These sprightl…

Museums: a showcase for science

In Illuminating the Museums conference 2014

Read by Sarah Lloyd


Various


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