Catherine Parr Traill

Canada and Cardinal Flowers Today is the birthday of the Canadian-English writer and botanical illustrator Catherine Parr Traill – she was such an amazing woman. When Catherine was 30 years old, she was newly married, and she immigrated with her husband to Canada. Her family wasn’t thrilled about any of it. They didn’t approve of…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate an incredible woman, a true pioneer of Canada and a writer and botanical illustrator. We’ll learn about one of the most dedicated and famous bryologists, and she helped establish the New York Botanical Garden. Today’s Unearthed Words feature wonderful thoughts on the gardener’s favorite winter reading material – seed catalogs. We Grow…

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