August 14, 2020 Top Five Landscape Considerations, Saint Werenfrid’s Day, the Liberty Tree, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Forest and Stream, James Dickson, Ada Hayden, Audubon’s Masterpieces by John James Audubon, and the 1975 Canning Lid Shortage

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a historic elm tree in Boston. And we remember the Romantic English poet who went by L.E.L. We’ll also learn about the magazine that helped launch the National Audubon Society. We salute the Scottish nurseryman who elevated to the top echelons of British horticulture. We also remember the Iowa botanist who dedicated…

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The Davenport Woman’s Club December Meeting: Seed Packets for Gifts and Honoring Botanical Heroes Ernest Henry Wilson and John T. Temple

A Gardener's Christmas

“The seed and bulb committee… presented each member with a dainty Christmas package in bright-hued Christmas wrappings, containing seeds for next spring’s sowing.” December 4, 1930 On this day, the Quad-City Times shared a sweet little update from the garden department of the Davenport Woman’s Club. The seed and bulb committee… presented each member with…

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