20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who invented the cottonseed huller. We’ll learn about a Canadian legal eagle who loved gardening and one of Oregon’s pioneer botanists. We’ll celebrate the work of a female biochemist who made some remarkable discoveries about bloom color by studying snapdragons. Today’s Unearthed Words feature words about March. We Grow That…

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Gilbert White

#OTD Naturalist Gilbert White wrote in his Journal in Selborne, England on April 17, 1789 : Five gallons of French brandy from London. Cucumbers show fruit in bloom. Cuculus cuculat: the voice of the cuckoo is heard in Blackmoor woods. Sowed hollyhocks, columbines, snapdragons, stocks, mignonette, all from S. Lambeth, in a bed in the…

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