20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who conceived of a new holiday that became Arbor Day. We’ll also learn about the man who developed the first classification system for plants based on evolution. We’ll hear some grateful words about spring from the author Barbara Kingsolver. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a garden cookbook that is…

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August Wilhelm Eichler

The Martinus Master April 22, 1839 Today is the birthday of the botanist August Wilhelm Eichler. Wilhelm was a German botanist, and he developed one of the first widely used natural systems of plant classification. Most importantly, Wilhelm’s work created the first classification system based on evolution. In his work, Wilhelm divided the plant kingdom…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Children’s book writer and illustrator Tasha Tudor (Books by this author) once said, It’s exciting to see things coming up again, plants that you’ve had for 20 or 30 years. It’s like seeing an old friend. This made me think of the old saying; Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and…

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