Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

The Lady with the Lamp May 12, 1820 Today is the birthday of the English social reformer, statistician, and founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale.  Florence earned the moniker “The Lady with the Lamp” during the Crimean War because she would make her rounds to visit wounded soldiers with a lamp during the night. Florence…

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May 12, 2021 Garden Therapy for Dementia, Florence Nightingale, Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus, Spring at Green Gables, Natural Affairs by Peter Bernhardt, and National Limerick Day

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Today we celebrate a woman named after Florence, Italy, and who loved flowers her entire life.  We’ll learn about the Floral Emblem of Manitoba. We hear an excerpt about spring at Green Gables. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about the relationship between people and plants. And then we’ll wrap things up with…

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