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Today we celebrate a man who wrote one of the most influential herbals in history and the French botanist who created the modern strawberry. We’ll learn about the Father of Paleobotany and the sweet little Orchid known as the moccasin flower. Today’s Unearthed Words feature words about winter. We Grow That Garden Library™ with the…

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Nancy Cardozo

Primrose Day is April 19th. Primrose Day commemorates the death date of Queen Victoria’s favorite Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. His favorite flower was the Primrose. The name comes from the Latin primus, meaning first rose. In 1889, London newspapers reported that, “They received no fewer than 811 sets of verses from ‘poets’ who have attempted to carry…

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