Ezra Cornell

The Lake Cayuga Campus On this day in 1868, Cornell University welcomed the very first class of students to the rural campus overlooking Lake Cayuga in Ithaca, New York. An agricultural land grant university, Cornell was endowed by Ezra Cornell, one of the founders of Western Union Telegraph Co. There’s a funny little story that…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Mark from Little Prince nursery, and I became friends on Facebook over the past month. I was immediately taken with the images on his feed, which is so full of the most beautiful blooms. His dahlias were to die for. Anyway, at some point, I gave him a call, and we were talking away, and…

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