Albrecht Dürer

Albrecht Dürer

The Great Piece of Turf Today is the anniversary of the death of the German painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg, Albrecht Dürer. Dürer’s work was extraordinary, and by the time he was in his 20’s, he was already quite famous. While he was known for his calm demeanor and introversion, his work…

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April 6, 2020 Vegetable Seeds Are the New Toilet Paper, 2020 Garden Dreams, Albrecht Dürer, Johann Zinn, José Celestino Mutis, Spring Poems, Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew, and California Poppy Day

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Today we celebrate the German artist who painted botanicals with extraordinary detail. We’ll also learn about the botanist who left his mark on the anatomy of the human eye. We celebrate the Spanish botanist who spent his life in Columbia, where, among other things, he studied the cinchona tree and used the quinine to treat…

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