Howard Scott Gentry

Agave Man November 13, 1982 On this day newspaper shared a great story about the author of “Agaves of Continental North America,” Howard Scott Gentry:   “This elder statesman of the botanical world [is] a first-class charmer when you get …. to his subject;…  his love for the wilds of Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico, …the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the German-American botanist who lost all of his botanical work in the Columbia River. We’ll also learn about the man who started the Bartlett Arboretum. We’ll remember the Agave expert who never wanted a desk job. And we’ll take a look back at an article about the relationship between royalty and the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the gardener poet known for writing “hope is the thing with feathers”, and the man who became the world authority on agaves. We’ll learn about the Victorian botanist who was the first to speak in favor of Darwin’s theory and the man who created the Ballard Lock Garden in Seattle. We’ll hear…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the writer who dedicated his book called A Child’s Garden of Verses to his childhood nurse and the German botanist who lost all of his work in the Columbia River. We’ll learn about the big chrysanthemum show of 1916 in our Nation’s capital and the botanist who was one with Agaves. We’ll…

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