Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

The Father of Evolutionary Theory December 18, 1829  Today is the anniversary of the death of a French naturalist, biologist, and academic, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Lamarck died lonely, blind, and impoverished in Paris on this day in 1829. He was buried in a common grave. Regarded as the Father of Evolutionary Theory, Lamarck paved the way…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who cleverly saved the Royal Botanic Garden during the French Revolution. We’ll also learn about the woman who lavishly decorated her bathroom with a garden theme almost a hundred years ago. We look back at a successful bid to save a 700-year-old Christmas Tree in Oregon. We’ll remember one of…

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