Celebrating Garden Writer and Pioneering Journalist Anne Scott-James

Anne Scott James at her Aldworth home

“However small your garden, you must provide for two of the serious gardener’s necessities: a tool shed and a compost heap.” April 5, 1913 Today is the birthday of one of Britain’s pioneering female journalists and a marvelous garden author, Anne Scott-James. In 1934, Anne started as a secretary at Vogue before rising through the…

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April 5, 2021 Cottage Garden Ideas, Matthias Schleiden, Zina Pitcher, Lilies of the Valley Fabergé egg, Edward Giobbi, Happy Bonsai by Micheal Tran, and Anne Scott-James

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Today we celebrate the botanist who discovered cells in plants and helped to establish cell theory. We’ll also learn about an amateur botanist who had a tremendous impact on the University of Michigan. We’ll remember the gift of a stunning Fabergé egg known as The Lilies of the Valley egg. We hear a delightful verse…

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