Caroline Dormon

The Briarwood Cabin It’s the birthday of the naturalist, botanist, ornithologist, prizewinning horticulturist, painter, archaeologist, historian, author of six books, and a proud daughter of the great state of Louisiana: Caroline Dormon. Her friends called her “Carrie.” Carrie was a tiny woman; she was also a powerhouse, forming her own opinions and ideas about the…

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Today we celebrate the decoupage botanical artist that left her mark on botanical history. We’ll also learn about a Louisiana botanist, naturalist and author who lived in a home called Briarwood. We salute the English poet who was killed in WWI – he appreciated the pure beauty of flowers. We also recognize one of Canada’s…

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Caroline Dormon

The Girl That Could Do it All It’s the birthday of the naturalist, botanist, ornithologist, prizewinning horticulturist, painter, archaeologist, historian, author of six books, and a proud daughter of the great state of Louisiana: Caroline Dormon.  Her friends called her “Carrie.” Carrie was a tiny woman; she was also a powerhouse; she formed her own…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

What’s the Difference Between Oregano and Marjoram? If you’ve grown both, you know they look quite similar, and they are often confused for one another. But, when it comes to flavor and taste, it is easy to tell them apart. Oregano tends to be earthy, pungent, and spicy. It can easily overpower the other flavors…

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