Olaus Rudbeck

Olaus Rudbeck

Renaissance Man Today is the anniversary of the death of Olaus Rudbeck, who died on this day in 1702. Olaus Rudbeck was born in Sweden. He was a “Renaissance man.” He contributed to medicine, especially anatomy. Rudbeck was a professor at the University of Uppsala, where he taught medicine, botany, mathematics, astronomy, and architecture. One…

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September 17, 2019 Planting Iris like Mom with Rebecca Stoner Kirts, Olaus Rudbeck, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Peter Barr, The Milkweed Poem, Hot Color Dry Garden by Nan Sterman, Pumpkin Care, and the Story of a Grass Reader

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Listener Rebecca Stoner Kirts recently shared a photo in the Facebook Group of her transplanted iris along with an enchanting caption. She wrote: Mom’s 50 year iris rescued and replanted. Mom always told me, “they like their own space and plant them like ducks floating on a pond.” There you go mom.   Rebecca’s mom’s…

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