20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the German-American botanist who lost all of his botanical work in the Columbia River. We’ll also learn about the man who started the Bartlett Arboretum. We’ll remember the Agave expert who never wanted a desk job. And we’ll take a look back at an article about the relationship between royalty and the…

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The 1883 Philadelphia Chrysanthemum Show

Mum Floriography & History November 5, 1883  On this day in Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society held its first Chrysanthemum Show in Horticultural Hall. This would be the first of several Chrysanthemum events presented by PHS to the public. Chrysanthemums have a fascinating history. In 1790, Chrysanthemums were brought back from China and introduced to…

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