David Don

The Linnean Society Librarian December 8, 1800  Today is the birthday of the Scottish botanist, naturalist, and explorer David Don. David grew up in a family with five brothers and one sister. His father, George Don, was a nurseryman. The Don’s provided plants to botanists and supplied produce to the people living near their nursery.…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who discovered photosynthesis. We’ll also learn about the Linnean Society Librarian, who was a botanist and explorer in his own right. We’ll remember the judge who created a new kind of berry. We hear a long-forgotten verse about a rose and a raspberry. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a…

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