Celebrating Botanist Coe Finch Austin and his Adventure on High Tor

Coe Finch Austin

“When he reached the top, Austin surprised his brother and handed him the specimens with instructions to meet him at the mountain’s base.” June 20, 1831 On this day, the botanist and founding member of the Torrey Botanical Club, Coe Finch Austin, was born. He was a noted expert on the mosses and liverworts of…

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June 20, 2019 The Zip Slicer, John Bartram, Meriwether Lewis, Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Isabella Abbott, Alice Mackenzie Swaim, The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, the Chelsea Chop, and Coe Finch Austin

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There is nothing that can beat eating fresh food from the garden.   It seems every meal around here has fresh basil lettuce from the garden and little cherry tomatoes. Today, I was at my favorite olive oil store, and they sell this little gizmo called the Zip Slicer. You load it up with your…

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