Jane Powers

Jane Powers

Bedding Plants as a Function of Royal Status November 13, 2010 It was on this day that Jane Powers wrote an excellent botanical history piece for the Irish Times. I especially loved this article because Jane correlated the number of bedding plants a person ordered during the middle of the 19th century and their corresponding…

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November 13, 2020 Frederick Lueders, Walter Bartlett, Howard Scott Gentry, Jane Powers, Candace Bushnell, Jeff Cox, P. Allen Smith’s Seasonal Recipes from the Garden, and the 1916 Chrysanthemum Show

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Today we celebrate the German-American botanist who lost all of his botanical work in the Columbia River. We’ll also learn about the man who started the Bartlett Arboretum. We’ll remember the Agave expert who never wanted a desk job. And we’ll take a look back at an article about the relationship between royalty and the…

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Jane Powers

Jane Powers

Plants and Wealth It was on this day in 2010 that Jane Powers wrote an excellent article for the Irish Times. What I especially loved about this article was Jane’s correlation between the number of bedding plants a person ordered during the middle of the 19th century and their corresponding personal wealth. Here’s what she…

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