Charles de l'Écluse

Carolus Clusius Today is the birthday of the Flemish botanist and founder of the Botanical Garden at Leiden, Charles de l’Écluse (“day-lay-clues”). Charles was an important 16th-century horticulturalist who, like many scientists of his time, translated his name into Latin, and was also known as Carolus Clusius. Clusius is remembered as the botanist who introduced…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who introduced tulips to Holland and the botanist who was supposed to become Carl Linnaeus’s son-in-law — but didn’t. We’ll also learn about the botanist who loved New Brunswick. Today’s Unearthed Words feature words about winter – and bees in winter. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that…

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