Alice-Lounsberry

The Writing Half of the Alice-Ellis Team November 6, 1868  Today is the birthday of the botanist and garden writer Alice Lounsberry. (Note: Online databases report the date of birth as 1873 – which is incorrect as Alice was already two years old on an 1870 census with her brother and parents.) Alice was a…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a son of France who developed the first natural classification of flowering plants. We’ll also learn about the young female garden writer who teamed up with an Australian botanical illustrator and turned out some fabulous garden classics. We salute the English Poet Laureate who wrote inspiringly about gardens. We Grow That Garden…

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Alice Lounsberry

The Garden Writer Today is the birthday of the botanist and garden writer Alice Lounsberry who was born on this day in 1868. (Note: Online accounts, based on a Who’s Who biography have the date of her year of birth as 1873 – which is incorrect as she was already two years old on an…

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