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Irma Franzen-Heinrichsdorff

Irma Franzen-Heinrichsdorff

The Elmwood School Graduate #OTD It’s the birthday of Irma Franzen-Heinrichsdorff, a German-born landscape architect.   In 1913, she attended the Elmwood School of Gardening. In the 1980’s she recounted the experience in ten handwritten pages. Here’s an excerpt: “At 10:15  we went outside and did the currently necessary work in the fruit, vegetable or flower…

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April 26, 2019 Placement of Early Spring Bloomers, Eugene Delacroix, Charles Townes, Irma Franzen-Heinrichsdorff, John J. Audobon, Frederick Law Olmsted, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Kavanagh, Justin Martin, Photo Friday, Anna Eliza Reed Woodcock, and the Michigan State Flower

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How close are your earliest bloomers to your front door?   Your crocus, snowdrops, iris, daffodils, tulips, forsythia, daphnes, and magnolias.   When I redid my front garden last year, the designer had put all my earliest bloomers right near the front porch and walk.  When I asked her reasoning, she reminded me of our…

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