Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe

A Leading Landscape Architect Today is the anniversary of the death of one of the 20th century’s leading landscape architects, Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe. Jellicoe was multi-talented, but his true passion was landscape and garden design, which he described as “the mother of all arts.” He was a founder member of the Landscape Institute. Over his…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate one of Alabama’s first botanists and the poet who went by the pseudonym AE. We’ll also learn about Wood Expert and xylotomist (“xy·lot·o·mist”) who solved the crime of the century. We celebrate one of the 20th century’s leading landscape architects. We also celebrate the Dog Days of summer through poetry. We Grow…

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Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe

Landscaping the World #OTD Today is the anniversary of the death of one of the 20th century’s leading landscape architects, Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe. Jellicoe was multi-talented, but his true passion was landscape and garden design, which he described as “the mother of all arts.” He was a founder member of the Landscape Institute. Over his…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

The Daylilies are blooming their little hearts out right now. Daylilies are in the genus Hemerocallis which has about 15 species of daylilies. They are not part of the Lilium genus, which is the genus for true lilies. The name Hemerocallis comes from the Greek words ἡμέρα (Hemera) “day” and καλός (Kalos) “beautiful.” In China,…

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