Augustin Pyramus de Candolle

A Living Legacy: The Botanical Garden of Geneva Today is the birthday of the Swiss botanist Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. Candolle named hundreds of plants. His seven-volume monumental work, Prodromus, was an effort to characterize all of the plant families and establishing the basis for the science of botany. He only finished two volumes. Augustin’s…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the Swiss botanist who started a botanical Dynasty and the man who coined the term osmosis. We’ll learn about the American landscape architect who made England his home and cheered on so many gardeners with his book Successful Town Gardening. Today’s Unearthed Words feature words about winter. We Grow That Garden Library™…

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