January 17, 2020 The Conifer Comeback, Best Plants to Paint for Beginners, Leonhart Fuchs, Gaspard Bauhin, John Ray, Peter Henderson, The Herb Lover’s Spa Book by Sue Goetz, Hanging Glass Wall Planters, and David Wheeler’s Hortus

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Today we celebrate the German botanist who’s 1542 book is one of the most historically significant works of all time and the birthday of a man who discovered the rutabaga. We’ll learn about the man known as “The Father of English Botany” and the man known as the “Father of American Horticulture.” Today’s Unearthed Words…

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Robert Buist

Robert Buist

The Lemon Hill Gardener Today is the birthday of the botanist Robert Buist who was born on this day in 1805.  Robert Buist came to America from Edinburgh “Edinburgh,” where his dad was a professional gardener. He had trained at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and immigrated to Philadelphia when he was 23 years old.…

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November 14, 2019 Grow Your Own Wellness Garden, Collecting Seeds, Preserving the Torreya, Henri Dutrochet, Robert Buist, Claude Monet, Thomas Mawson, HB Prince Charles, Robert Frost, Monet’s Passion by Elizabeth Murray, Seedheads, and International Tempranillo Day

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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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