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July 11, 2022 Horace Walpole, Dorothy Thompson, Oliver Sacks, India’s First Cryptogamic Garden, Botany for the Artist by Sarah Simblet, and Mary Russell Mitford

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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 1788 On this day, Horace Walpole wrote about the powerful impact of rain on the garden. He wrote, My verdure begins to recover its bloom.. in this country, nobody pays his debts like rain. It may destroy your flowers, but you cannot complain of want of fruit;…

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July 8, 2022 John Berkenhout, William Herschel, Mrs. F. E. Griggs, Monty Don, Peonies by Jane Eastoe, and Anna Quindlen

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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 1726 Birth of John Berkenhout, English physician, naturalist, and writer. While studying at Edinburgh, John published a botanical lexicon reference. In it, he wrote, Those who wish to remain ignorant of the Latin language have no business with the study of Botany.   1822 On this day,…

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July 7, 2022 Henry Compton, Miroslav Krleža, Herbert Rappaport, Manny Steward, The Gardener’s Palette by Jo Thompson, and Robert Heinlein

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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 1713 Death of Henry Compton, Bishop of London from 1675 to 1713. Although Henry played an important role in English political and religious circles, his main passion was plants – especially scarce and exotic plants. It was said that Henry relished staying on the fringes of Charles…

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July 6, 2022 Antoine de Jussieu, John Wesley Powell, Marc Chagall, Frida Kahlo, The Ultimate Flower Gardener’s Guide by Jenny Rose Carey, and Kenneth Grahame

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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   1686  Birth of Antoine de Jussieu (“Ann-twan do Jyou-sue”), French naturalist, botanist, and physician. Born in Lyon, Antoine was the son of an apothecary.  After touring Spain, Portugal, and southern France with his brother Bernard, he went to Paris and ultimately succeeded Joseph Pitton de…

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June 8, 2022 John Evelyn, Sophia of Hanover, Peonies, Sara Paretsky, Take It Outside by Mel Brasier, Garrett Magee, and James DeSantis, and Martha Stewart

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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   1698 On this day, the English writer, landowner, gardener, courtier, and diarist, John Evelyn, went to Deptford to “see how miserably the Czar… left my house after three months [of] making it his Court.” Keep in mind John’s appreciation for the amount of work a garden…

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