Carl Richard Nyberg

Creator of the Blowtorch #OTD It’s the birthday of Carl Richard Nyberg (May 28, 1858, – 1939) the Swede who created the blowtorch which in turn led to the flame weeder. Nyberg worked in various industrial companies, eventually landing at J. E. Eriksons Mekanikus. While he was there, he came up with the idea for the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Gardeners. Horticultural experts. Professors, even. On the garden path, you can, from time to time, run into people that decimate you faster than a Japanese Beetle on green beans. Let’s just set one thing straight. Gardening is good for you, but people who give garden advice can be bad for you. What they fail to…

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