May 16, 2023 William Henry Seward, Martha Ballard, Luigi Fenaroli, Herbert Ernest Bates, Goldenrod, Of Rhubarb and Roses by Tim Richardson, and Jacob Ritner

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1801 William Henry Seward “Sue-erd”, an American politician who served as United States Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869, is born.…

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Martha Ballard

Martha Ballard

Martha’s Marvelous Journal November 30, 1791   1799  On this day, Martha Ballard recorded her work as an herbalist and midwife. For 27 years, Martha kept a journal of her work as the town healer and midwife for Hallowell, Maine. In all, Martha assisted with 816 births. Today, Martha’s marvelous journal gives us a glimpse…

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November 30, 2020 Wreaths to Keep Up, Martha Ballard, Nathanael Pringsheim, Mark Twain, Charlotte Fiske Bates, Trees, Shrubs & Hedges for Your Home, and Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Today we celebrate an herbalist who kept a remarkable journal. We’ll also learn about the German botanist who founded the study of algae. We’ll review the charming words of an American writer and poet born today. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a helpful guide for trees, shrubs, and hedges. And then we’ll wrap things…

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