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July 19, 2022 Giuseppe Castiglione, Thermidor, William Pitt Fessenden, Vladimir Mayakovsky, All about Flowers by Thomas Mickey, and Mary Riddle

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1688 Birth of Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian Jesuit brother, missionary and artist in China. After arriving in Macau China in 1715, the empower asked Giuseppe to paint him a picture. He apparently liked what he saw. Guiseppe served as an artist at the imperial court for three Qing…

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July 18, 2022 Caterina de’ Medici, Nelson Mandela, Edward Giobbi, Elizabeth Jennings, Seed to Dust by Marc Hamer, and Elizabeth Gilbert

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1499 On this day, Caterina de’ Medici, the third wife of Giovanni de’ Medici, wrote to the abbess of the Florentine convent, Elena Bini. Caterina’s letter was a thank you for a gift basket of fruit and flowers. The convent sent regular gifts from their garden, including…

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July 15, 2022 Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, Joseph Campbell, Iris Murdoch, St. Swithin’s Day, Sarah Raven’s Wild Flowers by Sarah Raven, and Nellie McClung

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1793 Birth of Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, American scientist, educator, author, and editor. Her botany writing influenced women in the 1800s to become botanists, including Eunice Newton Foote and her daughter, Augusta Newton Foote Arnold. She wrote The Sea-Beach at Ebb-Tide, regarded as a seminal work on…

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July 14, 2022 Joseph Gaertner, Annette Wynne, Owen Wister, Tolpuddle Martyrs Sycamore tree, The Pottery Gardener by Arthur Parkinson, and Congressional Delegates visit Bartram’s Garden

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1791 Death of Joseph Gaertner, German botanist. Joseph chaired the botany departments in Tübingen, Germany, and St. Petersburg, Russia. He is remembered for his epoch-making masterpiece in two volumes on fruits and seeds (1788 and 1791). In this seminal work, Joseph described and drew the fruits and…

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July 13, 2022 Allan Cunningham, John Clare, Henry Arthur Bright, Alison Hawthorne Deming, The Grove by Ben Dark, and Mrs. James Hall

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1791 Birth of Allan Cunningham, English botanist and explorer. He is remembered for his travels in Australia to collect plants. In 1988, the author Margaret Steven called Allan,  Perhaps the most widely traveled scientific explorer in the history of Australian exploration. Despite his reputation as the prince…

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