Herkomer, Herman; Mrs Phoebe Lankester; Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/mrs-phoebe-lankester-12071

a.k.a. Mrs. Lankester British botanist, author, pragmatist and survivor Phebe Lankester (Books By This Author) died on April 9, 1900 and was born April 8, 1825. Born Phebe Pope, she married the naturalist Edwin Lankester – who was a coroner and medical reformer. They had eleven children. When Phebe was 49, Edwin died; she had…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today‚Äôs thought is exactly that: How we think when we garden. Emerson wrote: Blame me not, laborious band, For the idle flowers I brought; Every aster in my hand Comes back laden with a thought. How wonderful our gardens are for thinking. Creatively. Therapeutically. Soulfully. Every bloom can be a vessel for an idea, a…

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