Charles Totty

Fifth Avenue Flowers On this day in 1913, the horticulturist Charles Totty received a medal from the New York Horticultural Society for developing a new rose called “Shell Pink Shawyer.” Totty immigrated to the United States from England. He was known as CH to his friends Totty was a shrewd businessman. On April Fools’ Day…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the gardener who had his home and garden trashed by the Russian Czar and the poet who wrote one of his most famous poems under the plum tree in his garden. We’ll learn about the American Landscape Architect who never lived to see the big park he dreamed of, and we’ll learn…

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