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Today we celebrate the German reformer who added the cultivation of Mulberries and silkworms as part of his schools and the man who started the Linnean Society. We’ll learn about the Salem Botanist, who was a friend of Thoreau and Emerson and the man known as the Father of Texas Botany. We’ll hear the poem…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who discovered osmosis and the botanist who helped popularize the poinsettia. We’ll learn about the painter who made an indelible garden out of waste marshland and the Edwardian Landscape Architect who designed the Peace Palace gardens at the Hague. We’ll celebrate the birthday of the royal gardener who turns 71…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today is International Coffee Day. There is a legend that tells of coffee’s discovery: In Ethiopia, there was a goatherder who observed his goats didn’t want to go to sleep at night after eating berries from a certain tree. After he reported this to the Abbot of a local monastery, the Abbott gathered the berries…

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