Historian of science and magic. Lover of plants and books. Transplanted southerner. Novice gardener.
Ad for Super-Standard Bonny Best tomatoes. From 112 Superb Varieties for Market Gardeners (Philadelphia: Francis C. Stokes & Co., 1926). Image courtesy of National Agricultural Library and Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Illustration of Ficus Suringarii. From Neerland's Plantentuin (Groningen: J. Wolters, c. 1866). Image courtesy of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Biodiversity Heritage Library.