John Gould Veitch

The Plant Hunter Today is the anniversary of the death of the nurseryman and botanist John Gould Veitch. The Veitch Nursery dynasty was a force in the British nursery trade. Their dominance was born out of the idea to hire their own plant hunters to collect exclusively for them. John Gould Veitch became a plant…

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John Gould Veitch

The Plant Hunter Today is the anniversary of the death of the nurseryman and botanist John Gould Veitch, who died on this day in 1870. The Veitch Nursery dynasty was a force in the British nursery trade. Their dominance was born out of the idea to hire their own plant hunters to collect exclusively for…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Boy, nasturtiums are such wonderful plants, aren’t they? August is a time when your nasturtiums look fabulous, even after a summer of blooming their hearts out. Right about now, your nasturtiums will bloom better if you remove a few of the center leaves. Opening up the plant a little bit will promote airflow – and…

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