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Paul George Russell

Paul George Russell

Shepherd of the Cherry Trees #OTD On this day Paul George Russell was born in 1889 in Liverpool, New York.   His family moved to DC in 1902 and this became Russell’s lifelong home. Russell received his advanced degrees from George Washington University. He got his first job at the National Herbarium; Russell would end up working for…

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April 24, 2019 Chives, Botany Day, Tomitaro Makino, Lucien Plantefol, Vancouver’s Botanist Restaurant, Paul George Russell, Henry Van Dyke, Charles Sprague Sargent , Stephanne Barry Sutton, Window Cleaning, and a Story from John Muir

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I recently had a gardener ask me about the first herb I’d ever grown.   That would be chives.   Chives, like many herbs, are so easy to grow. Plus, you get the cute little puffball blossom.   I had a chef friend show me how she liked to cut off the flower. Then, she…

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