Sir John Richardson

Sir John Richardson

Explorations and Expeditions It’s the anniversary of the death of the botanist and Scottish explorer Sir John Richardson who died on this day in 1865.     Richardson explored with his friend, John Franklin. Their first expedition to Northern Coast of Canada was disastrous. After they were shipwrecked, the men split into groups, attempting to get…

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June 5, 2019 New Gardens, Sir John Richardson, Allan Octavian Hume, World Environment Day, Saalu Marada Thimmakka, Alice Mackenzie Swaim, The Gardener’s Bed-Book, Richardson Wright, Pruning Spring-Flowering Shrubs, and Psalm 27

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Is your garden new to you this year? Recently at a garden center, I ran into a woman who had just moved. She was tentatively buying just a few plants – curious to see what would work in her new space. One of the things we ended up talking about was the micro-climate she had…

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