James Dickson

The “Lynx-eyed” Seedsman Today is the anniversary of the death of the Scottish nurseryman and seedsman James Dickson. James Dickson led a remarkable life. He was born to a poor family in Scotland. As a young boy, he began working as a gardener on the nearby estate of an Earl. The job was a perfect…

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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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