July 14, 2022 Joseph Gaertner, Annette Wynne, Owen Wister, Tolpuddle Martyrs Sycamore tree, The Pottery Gardener by Arthur Parkinson, and Congressional Delegates visit Bartram’s Garden

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1791 Death of Joseph Gaertner, German botanist. Joseph chaired the botany departments in Tübingen, Germany, and St. Petersburg, Russia. He is remembered…

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Bartram’s Garden

Bartram's Garden

A Horticultural Landmark Today the Philadelphia Botanical Club took their very first field trip to Bartram’s Garden. In 1850, Andrew McCalla Eastwick (1806-1879), an engineer and the inventor of the steam shovel, bought the 46-acre Bartram estate from John Bartram’s granddaughter, Ann Bartram Carr. Eastwick had banked a personal mint after building railroads for Czar…

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