A plantsman like his father, this younger Tradescant collected many plants from North America and introduced them into English gardens.
This late 16th-century English plantsman is regarded as one of the first significant and probably the most influential of early English garden designers.
About 2,500 years ago, the Greek poet Sappho called the rose the “queen of flowers.”
Early women garden photographers created a new art form in the 20th century.
Many American gardeners have tried to imitate aspects of English gardens.
Elizabeth Price Martin founded our nation’s first Garden Club in 1904.
At Mount Vernon, Washington created a beautiful American garden that befitted a true patriot.
The United States of America was established by farmers and gardeners who were very conscious of protecting their natural resources.
While it is still too cold to work in your garden, you may enjoy reading Andrea Wulf’s informative book.