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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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

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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