Frances Garnet Wolseley

Frances Garnet Wolseley

Gardening for Women December 24, 1936  Today is the anniversary of the death of the influential English gardening author and instructor, Frances Garnet Wolseley. A lifelong single lady, Frances devoted herself to gardening and gardening education. In 1902, on her thirtieth birthday, Frances created the Glynde College for Lady Gardeners on her father’s garden in…

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December 24, 2020 Brooklyn Botanic Garden in 1918, Robert Dick, President Benjamin Harrison, Frances Garnet Wolseley, Helen Bayley Davis, Garde Manger by The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), and The Gardener’s Night Before Christmas

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Today we’ll celebrate a Scottish baker and botanist who left a charming collection behind as his legacy – and I must say, he had a head full of dark hair reminiscent of Beethoven. We’ll also learn about the White House’s first Christmas tree and the adorable grandchild who thoroughly enjoyed it. We’ll recognize the work…

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