20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a bryologist who Asa Gray called, “a noble fellow” and the botanist who, along with his wife, helped found the New York Botanic Garden in the Bronx. We’ll learn about one of the first and most prolific professional female garden photographers and the female botanist with a mountain named in her honor.…

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Nathaniel Lord Britton

Inspired by the Kew Gardens #OTD   It’s the anniversary of the death of Nathaniel Lord Britton; an American botanist and taxonomist who died on this day in 1934.   Britton married the famous bryologist Elizabeth Gertrude Knight. Together, they used Kew Gardens in London as their inspiration for the New York Botanical Garden.   Britain…

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