Charles Clemon Deam: Not a Fan of Honeysuckle

Charles 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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The Biography of Indiana Botanist Charles Clemon Deam

Charles C. Deam

“Suddenly, Charlie quickly opened the drawer, pulled out the gun, and fired two or three shots through the open window, making some disparaging comments about the “canine ancestry of a rabbit,” which had been terrorizing his garden.” July 16, 1987 On this day, The Indianapolis Star announced that the biography of Charles Clemon Deam, the…

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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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The Biography of Indiana Botanist Charles Clemon Deam by Robert Kriebel

Charles C. Deam

“Suddenly, Charlie quickly opened the drawer, pulled out the gun, and fired two or three shots through the open window, making some disparaging comments about the “canine ancestry of a rabbit,” which had been terrorizing his garden.” July 16, 1987 On this day, The Indianapolis Star announced that the biography of Charles Clemon Deam, the…

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