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Today we celebrate an iconic tree of England – a holy tree with biblical and cultural significance. We’ll also learn about a botanist whose last name is similar to the surname of Carl Linnaeus’s in-laws – and that has caused some confusion over the years. We’ll take a look back at some unflattering words about…

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Henry Arthur Bright

A Year in a Lancashire Garden On this day in 1873, the gardener and writer Henry Arthur Bright began a diary, which would become known as the book “A Year in a Lancashire Garden” – one of the most beloved garden biographies of the nineteenth century. Bright’s book would inspire future garden writers like Eleanor…

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