George Thurtell

Flowers to Fines #OTD It was on this day in 1832 that George Thurtell held his impressive ranunculus show.   It was said that Thurtell had exhibited between 700 and 800 blooms; including 360 varieties.   They were preeminent in beauty, variety, color, form, and size.   Fourteen years after his ranunculus show, Thurtell was…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

My aunt Debbie in Des Moines sent me some fantastic pictures of a great portable elevated planter idea. She was at Lowes, and they had taken two old Weber grills and had spray-painted them different colors. Then, they turned them into planters. In between the two of them, they placed a bench. What a great…

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