February 12, 2021 Organizing the Garden Shed, Jan Swammerdam, George Jackman, Walking Through the Garden at Night, Desert Gardens of Steve Martino by Caren Yglesias, and Celebrating William Mason

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Today we celebrate the man who discovered the queen bee had ovaries, and he also said the head of the colony was not a king – but a queen. We’ll also learn about the family behind the ubiquitous Jackman Clematis – it’s the one with the large dark purple flowers with yellow centers. We hear…

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Jackman Clematis

Jackman Clematis

George Jackman- The Clematis Hybridizer I thought you’d enjoy learning about the family behind the ubiquitous Jackman Clematis – it’s the one with the large dark purple flowers with yellow centers. And, just an FYI, you can prune the Jackman back in the fall without hurting next year’s bloom – so don’t sweat it, you…

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