John Henry Twachtman

“Gardening with a Paintbrush” It’s the anniversary of the death of the landscape painter John Henry Twachtman who died on this day in 1902. Twachtman was an impressionist painter known as one of “The Ten,” a group of American Impressionists. It was said they were gardening with a paintbrush. By the middle of the 1880s,…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

John Tabb wrote: “A flash of harmless lightning, A mist of rainbow dyes, The burnished sunbeams brightening From flower to flower he flies.” He’s talking, of course about the hummingbird. Gardeners are enthralled by hummingbirds and will do next to anything to attract them to their garden. One of my happiest memories is being in…

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