Baron von Mueller

Noble Hearts On this day in 1897, executors for the botanist Baron von Mueller’s estate posted a request for donations in newspapers. The plan was to raise money for a monument over von Mueller’s grave in the St. Hilda Cemetery in Melbourne. Four years later, by the end of November in 1901, newspapers announced that…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate one of the first botanists to explore South Carolina and a German botanist who met his end during the 1841 Expedition to Niger. We’ll learn about the man who discovered why the sky is blue, and one of Australia’s top garden designers, in addition to the monument to one of Australia’s greatest…

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