20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate one of Alabama’s first botanists and the poet who went by the pseudonym AE. We’ll also learn about Wood Expert and xylotomist (“xy·lot·o·mist”) who solved the crime of the century. We celebrate one of the 20th century’s leading landscape architects. We also celebrate the Dog Days of summer through poetry. We Grow…

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George William Russell

Editor of the Irish Homestead #OTD The poet George William Russell, who went by the pseudonym AE, died on this day in 1935. Russell attended the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin. There he met the poet William Butler Yeats Russell became the editor of The Irish Homestead. His famous quotes include the following: “Our hearts were…

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