Frank Nicholas Meyer

A Continued Legacy It was on this day in 1918 that the botanist Frank Nicholas Meyer was buried in Shanghai.   Six days later, his family, back home in the Netherlands, learned of his death.   At the beginning of June, Meyer had traveled to Shanghai by way of a Japanese riverboat on the Yangtze…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Fragrance in the garden… The most fragrant blossoms include: Cheddar pinks (a member of the carnation family) Lavender Peony Gardenia Honeysuckle Hyacinth Lilac Mock Orange Daphne Bee balm       Brevities #OTD On this day, in 1805, Meriwether Lewis was just one day away from reaching the Great Falls of Missouri. He wrote his…

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