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Do you have children or grandchildren? A Peter Rabbit Garden is a lovely idea for you to consider. Of course, Peter Rabbit is the creation of Beatrix Potter, who was a noted botanist and mycologist. (A mycologist studies fungi). Potter’s garden was located at Hill Top Farm. In making your Peter Rabbit garden, you could…

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Thomas Nuttall

The First Botanist of Michigan OTD, On April 12, 1810, Thomas Nuttal, just 24 years old, left Philadelphia by coach. He had recently immigrated from England, and Professor Benjamin Smith Barton of the University of Philadelphia wanted him to spend the next two years studying the flora of the Northwest. Given a salary of $8…

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