Franklyn Hugh Perring

The Atlas of the British Flora Today is the birthday of the botanist Franklyn Hugh Perring who is born in London on this day. Franklyn was the best kind of botanist, possessing the eagerness of an amateur and the training of a true professional. He also had an outstanding field botanist with a phenomenal memory…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate an English poet who didn’t want gardens to be monetized. We’ll also learn about the 8th generation seedsman of a beloved Boston company. We remember the naturalist who followed the seasons up and down the country. We also recognize the exuberant botanist, who created the Dot Map. We welcome the new month…

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Franklyn Hugh Perring

The Dot Map #OTD And today is the birthday of the botanist Franklyn Hugh Perring who is born in London on this day in 1927. In 1962, Perring, along with Max Walters, wrote The Atlas of the British Flora, which some called the most important natural history book of the 20th century. It was Franklin Perring…

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