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Mark from Little Prince nursery, and I became friends on Facebook over the past month. I was immediately taken with the images on his feed, which is so full of the most beautiful blooms. His dahlias were to die for. Anyway, at some point, I gave him a call, and we were talking away, and…

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Robert Brown

The Brownian Movement #OTD It’s the anniversary of the death of Scottish botanist Robert Brown, who died on this day in 1858.    Brown is best known for being the first to notice the natural continuous movement of minute particles. It’s known as the Brownian movement.   Brown had experimented with all kinds of materials -…

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My neighbor, up at our cabin, has this amazing copse of lilacs. We’ve become good friends, and he invited me to take some cuttings of his lilac as a gesture of goodwill. (He also gives me all of his jack-in-the-pulpits – but that’s another story.) Over time, lilacs have met different things to different people.…

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