Adam Kuhn

Kuhnia Today is the anniversary of the death of the American doctor, professor, and naturalist Adam Kuhn. Adam was exceptionally well-trained for his time. His father had been a physician – his parents were German immigrants – and Adam grew up in Germantown, Pennsylvania. At some point, his family sent him to Sweden, where he…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man remembered in the genus name for Crape Myrtle. We’ll also learn about the botanist who served as the physician to George Washington. We celebrate the man remembered in the name of the largest flower in the world. And we also celebrate the practical gardener and journalist who helped change the…

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