November 10, 2020 Robert Morison, Dean O’Banion, Henry Luke Bolley, Henry Van Dyke, The Private World of Tasha Tudor by Tasha Tudor, and Split Pea Soup

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a 17th-century Scottish botanist who used the structure of a plant’s fruits for classification. We’ll also learn about a mobster florist killed while working with his Chrysanthemums (Dendranthema grandiflora). We salute the American author and clergyman who gave us an epic gardener’s quote about spring. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a…

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The Davenport Woman’s Club December Meeting: Seed Packets for Gifts and Honoring Botanical Heroes Ernest Henry Wilson and John T. Temple

A Gardener's Christmas

“The seed and bulb committee… presented each member with a dainty Christmas package in bright-hued Christmas wrappings, containing seeds for next spring’s sowing.” December 4, 1930 On this day, the Quad-City Times shared a sweet little update from the garden department of the Davenport Woman’s Club. The seed and bulb committee… presented each member with…

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