A Rum Affair by Karl Sabbagh

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: A Rum Affair by Karl Sabbagh  This book came out in 2016, and the subtitle is A True Story of Botanical Fraud. In this book, Karl tells the story of the eminent British botanist John Heslop Harrison who always went by Jack. “Jack proposed a controversial theory: that vegetation…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a descriptive rare orchid hunter who changed the way orchids were cared for. We’ll also learn about the man who was held as a prisoner at the Singapore Botanical Garden during WWII. We’ll hear about the stark funeral instructions left by Carl Linnaeus. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about…

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