Robert Michael Ballantyne

by Robert Michael Ballantyne Come take up your Hats, and away let us haste To the Butterfly’s Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast. The Trumpeter, Gad-fly, has summoned the Crew, And the Revels are now only waiting for you. And there came the Beetle, so blind and so black, Who carried the Emmet, his Friend, on…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who established the science of botany in America. We’ll also learn about the botanist who survived a plane crash in the Alaskan wilderness – an incredible story. We celebrate a presentation from 1977 that encouraged, “Take a pill if you will; I say take a plant to cope with everyday…

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