Abel Aken Hunter

The Panama Orchid Hunter Today is the birthday of the Panama Orchid Hunter and son of Lincoln, Nebraska, Abel Aken Hunter, who was born on this day in 1877. In a biography of his older brother, it was mentioned that all the kids in the Hunter family were “born naturalists, for they knew all the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Last night I shared the trailer for The Secret Garden remake, which just dropped.  It is a visual feast for lovers of gardens everywhere. The new adaptation of the children’s classic stars Colin Firth and Julie Walters and is set for release in April (2020). It looks fantastic. The Secret Garden is a children’s novel…

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