20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the one year anniversary of the show and the man who wrote a flora of the Middle East. We’ll learn about the German botanist who discovered mitosis and chloroplasts. We celebrate the 93rd birthday of an English-Australian gardener who learned to garden and survived during World War II. We’ll honor the tremendous…

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Hugo von Mohl

The Mitosis Master On April 8, 1805, Hugo von Mohl was born. The greatest “botanist of his day”, it said in one newspaper. A German botanist, he was the first to propose that new cells are formed by cell division. Mitosis was discovered by Hugo von Mohl. And, he discovered chloroplasts – describing them as…

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