Jack Harlan

Study of Cultivated Plants #OTD It’s the birthday of the botanist Jack Harlan born on this day in 1917.   Harlan followed in the footsteps of his botanist father Harry Harland. He loved going on plant collecting expeditions – mainly in search of new genetic material for the USDA’s crop breeding programs.   Harlan was…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

I ran across a fascinating old journal as I was researching this show – what I especially loved about it was the layout. If you want to copy it here’s what you do: Dedicate a page of your journal to each type of plant in your garden. Make some notes about the characteristics of the…

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