Henry Walter Bates

Henry Walter Bates

The Amazon Explorer April 14, 2020 On this day the book, A Naturalist in the Amazon: The Journals & Writings of Henry Walter Bates was published. Unlike many of his scientist friends and peers, Henry was entirely self-taught. Early in his career, Henry met the great English naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace. By 1848, Henry and Alfred left…

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February 8, 2021 The Gardening Doctor, John Ruskin, Henry Walter Bates, Winter Gardening Attire, Concrete Garden Projects by Camilla Arvidsson and Malin Nilsson and Jane Austen’s 1807 Letter to Her Sister Cassandra

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Today we celebrate an English critic who wrote some of our most beautiful quotes about gardens, nature, and flowers. We’ll also learn about a dedicated English naturalist who lived in the Rainforest for eleven years and provided ample proof of Darwin’s theory of evolution. We hear words from a gardener and nursery owner about gardening…

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