Category Archives: Botany & Gardening

Dieffenbachia picturata (Dieffenbachia seguine)

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Description
English:?Dieffenbachia picturata?(synonym of?D. seguine) from an 1892 magazine
Date
Source L’Illustration horticole?(https://archive.org/details/cbarchive_36350_lillustrationhorticolev391892/page/n21)
Author Anonymous

 

 

Alocasia reginae

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Description
English:?Botanical illustration of?Alocasia reginae?from an 1885 horticultural magazine
Date
Source L’Illustration horticole?(https://archive.org/details/cbarchive_36358_lillustrationhorticolev321885/page/n3)
Author Anonymous

Vegetables

Description
English:?An arrangement of vegetables that could be grown in a home garden in 1878
Date
Source Vick’s Flower and Vegetable Garden (https://archive.org/details/vicksflowerveget00vick/page/n171)
Author Lithographic & Chromo Co. of Rochester, N.Y.

Key: 1, Wax or Butter Beans; 2, Peas; 3, Pie Plant; 4, Sweet Corn; 5, Hathaway Tomato; 6, Purple-top Turnip; 7, Cos Lettuce; 8, Water Melon; 9, Cauliflower; 10, Hubbard Squash; 11, Summer Crook-neck Squash; 12, Filderkraut Cabbage; 13, Egg Plant; 14, Long Green Cucumber; 15, 16, Musk Melons; 17, Celery; 18, Belgian Green-top Carrot; 19, Long Blood Beet; 20, Turnip Beet; 21, California Radish; 22, Olive-shaped Radish; 23, 24, Onions; 25, Bell Pepper; 26, Short-horn Carrot.