Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton

The Famous Bryologist  Today is the birthday of the famous bryologist Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton. Elizabeth married the botanist Nathaniel Lord Britton. She was a teacher, and he was a professor of botany at Columbia University. Together, they helped create the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.  Their primary source of Inspirationtion was Kew…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate an incredible woman, a true pioneer of Canada and a writer and botanical illustrator. We’ll learn about one of the most dedicated and famous bryologists, and she helped establish the New York Botanical Garden. Today’s Unearthed Words feature wonderful thoughts on the gardener’s favorite winter reading material – seed catalogs. We Grow…

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