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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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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