January 15, 2021 How to Grow and Care for Spirea Shrubs, the British Museum, Richard Buxton, Identifying Wildlife in the Winter Garden, A Year at Brandywine Cottage by David Culp, and The Garden of a Commuters Wife: Mabel Osgood Wright

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Today we celebrate living virtually – we can tour one of the world’s greatest museums – which opened on this day in 1759. We’ll also learn about a man who endeared himself to his countrymen when he published a book about the plant life found within sixteen miles of his hometown. We’ll hear some thoughts…

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The British Museum

The British Museum

Otherwise Known as the World’s Natural History 1759 The British Museum opened. (261 years ago). The British Museum was founded in 1753 when Sir Hans Sloane left his entire collection to the country of England. At first glance, a personal collection doesn’t sound worthy of starting a museum. But over his lifetime, Sloane ended up…

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