August Wilhelm Eichler

A Tireless Botanist #OTD It’s the birthday of August Wilhelm Eichler, (born April 22, 1839, Neukirchen, Hesse, Ger.—died March 2, 1887, Berlin). Eichler was a German botanist and he developed one of the first widely used natural systems of plant classification. Most importantly, it was the first classification system based on evolution. In addition, Eichler…

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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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