Helia Bravo Hollis

Mexico’s First Female Biologist Today is the birthday of the Mexican botanist Helia Bravo Hollis who was born on this day in 1901. Bravo Hollis was the first woman to graduate with the title of Biologist in Mexico. By the age of 29, she was named curator of the University’s herbarium, where she was assigned…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

I was reading on Facebook yesterday, and a friend had planted all of these autumn croci, colchicums, in her garden. Like any bulb, it takes lots of dedication to get them planted, and then you have all of the anticipations – waiting to see if they come up and if they meet your expectations. Anyway,…

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