Eliza Sullivant

New Passions Today is the anniversary of the death of Eliza Sullivant.   Her husband had taught her about botany and other subjects. When she died in 1850, her husband William Starling Sullivant praised her drawings of mosses.   Eliza was his second wife. His first wife died following the birth of their child. Sullivant…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Sometimes I think cutting your bangs is a great analogy for pruning in the garden.   You know how when your bangs are growing out – maybe a little past your eyebrows – and you think, “I am gonna grow these bangs out. I’m gonna have amazing hair.” Then, they start to go past your…

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