Posts tagged horticulture

March 14, 2013

 

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Our early presidents were described as nation builders, and all were passionate about plants, nature, agriculture and gardens.

March 7, 2013

 

andrea wulf

Andrea Wulf’s Perspective

The United States of America was established by farmers and gardeners who were very conscious of protecting their natural resources.

November 13, 2007

 

john bartram's home and garden

John Bartram

This royally appointed botanist blazed a trail for gardener's to come.

March 8, 2007

 

a garden featuring carpet bedding overlooking a port city.

Head Gardeners of Victorian Era England

Head gardeners held positions of prestige in Victorian era Britain. They had large staffs, were experts of botany and started gardening trends.

August 27, 2004

 

purple aster

Fall Blooming Asters

A farmer may still refer to asters as weeds. However, the explorers who came to this country about two centuries ago, recognized their horticultural value.

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