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Alexander Garden by John Dabour

The Original Botanical Spark #OTD It’s April 15th – the death day of Alexander Garden, of Charleston, South Carolina, who was a steady and delightful writer of letters to  other eminent botanists of his day.     The Gardenia flower is named for him.    His letters provide a glimpse into his life; one of which is…

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April 15, 2019 The Garden as a World Unto Itself, William Kent, Allan Cunningham, George Harrison Shull, Francis Hallé, Alexander Garden, Francis Quarles, The Atlas of Poetic Botany, The Garden Budget, and Sphagnum Moss

The Daily Gardener Podcast Album Cover

William Kent wrote:   “A garden is to be a world unto itself,  it had better make room  for the darker shades of feeling  as well as the sunny ones.”   I’ve usually think about my garden as my happy place.   It’s a natural mood changer for me.   But I remember one time when…

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