Charles Clemon Deam

Charles Clemon Deam

Honeysuckle Inquiry 1951  On this day the botanist Charles Clemon Deam replied to an inquiry about the honeysuckle. Charles wrote: “That [plant’s] name is to me the same as a red flag to a bull. I cannot tell you in words how I regard this vine.  Your question is: Does it propagate from seed? I…

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July 29, 2020 Why Front Gardens Matter, Thomas Nuttal, Edith Coleman, Vincent Van Gogh, Beatrix Potter, Ryan Gainey, Tomato Poetry, Shrubs & Hedges by Eva Monheim and Charles Clemon Deam’s Beef with Honeysuckle

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Today we remember the botanist who jumped in a birch bark canoe with Aaron Greeley and paddled to Mackinac Island 110 years ago today. We’ll also learn about the woman who was a housewife until the age of 48 and then transformed into one of Australia’s leading naturalists. We celebrate the artist who died today…

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Charles Clemon Deam

Charles Clemon Deam

Charlie The Botanist and Forester 1987   Today in 1987, The Indianapolis Star announced the release of the biography of the legendary turn-of-the-century Indiana botanist Charles Clemon Deam who went by “Charlie”. This biography of Charlie was written by Robert C. Kriebel, editor of the Lafayette Journal and Courier. Charlie Deam was a self-taught botanist, and…

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July 16, 2020 Hanging Garden Ideas, Tarragon, Elijah Fenton, Camille Corot, Orville Redenbacher, July Flowers in Poetry, Scentual Garden by Ken Druse, and the Charles Clemon Deam Biography

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Today we celebrate an English poet who was good friends with Alexander Pope. We’ll also learn about the French painter, famous for his landscapes. We celebrate the co-creator of a new hybrid of popcorn called “snowflake.” We also celebrate some of the flowers of the July garden with some poetry. We Grow That Garden Library™…

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July 29, 2019 A Peter Rabbit Garden, Thomas Nuttal, Edith Coleman, Ryan Gainey, The First Plant Patent, Sara Coleridge, The Education of a Gardener by Russell Page, Dividing Iris, Charles Clemon Deam, and Honeysuckle

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Do you have children or grandchildren? A Peter Rabbit Garden is a lovely idea for you to consider. Of course, Peter Rabbit is the creation of Beatrix Potter, who was a noted botanist and mycologist. (A mycologist studies fungi). Potter’s garden was located at Hill Top Farm. In making your Peter Rabbit garden, you could…

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Charles Clemon Deam

Charles Clemon Deam

On this day, in 1951, the botanist Charles Clemon Deam replied to an inquiry about the honeysuckle. Deam wrote: “That [plant’s] name is to me the same as a red flag to a bull. I cannot tell you in words how I regard this vine. Your question is does it propagate from seed. I do…

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