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Gerard van Swieten

Gerard van Swieten

The Father of Physiology #OTD  It’s the birthday of the Dutch botanist Gerard van Swieten, born on this day in 1700. As Swieten turned 40 years old, Empress Maria Theresa inherited the Habsburg Empire. She had much to do to get her kingdom in shape. When it came to medicine, Austria was about 200 years…

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May 7, 2019 Deep Dives in the Garden, Gerard van Swieten, Rochester Parks Commission, RHS Radish Trial, Henry Teuscher, Bartram’s Garden, Rabindranath Tagore, Penelope Lively, Life in the Garden, Garden Trials, and Charles Darwin

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  Gardeners love to fall in love with plants.   We can fall so hard, that we tune out other possibilities for our gardens.   Then, in a fascinating twist, our deep dives can suddenly stop and often they are followed by a pivot.   I started out as a shrub gardener. Then, I made a…

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