Antoine Laurent de Jussieu

The Palace Gardener Today is the anniversary of the death of Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, who died on this day in 1836. He was a French botanist who developed the first natural classification of flowering plants. Today, there’s a metro station near the botanical garden in Paris that is named in honor of the Jussieu…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Listener Rebecca Stoner Kirts recently shared a photo in the Facebook Group of her transplanted iris along with an enchanting caption. She wrote: Mom’s 50 year iris rescued and replanted. Mom always told me, “they like their own space and plant them like ducks floating on a pond.” There you go mom.   Rebecca’s mom’s…

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