George Glenny

The Horticultural Hornet #OTD Today on May 17, 1874, the horticultural hornet, George Glenny died. He was 83 years old. Glenny was an opinionated gardener. Known for his sharp tongue and difficult personality, he was called the horticultural hornet by Will Tjaden. He was critical of John Claudius Loudon, Joseph Paxton, and Joseph Harrison. And…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Are you feeling it yet? The urge to get going in the garden? I was reading a book from 1915 about spring, it started this way, “If you are not dead, you will feel the sap start within you…” Everyone comes to the garden in their own time. If you’re not yet ready to put…

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