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Women in Horticulture

Today’s post is written by science reference librarian and gardener, Alison Kelly. With the forsythia in bloom once again it seems like a good time to reconsider Beatrix Farrand and some of the other women who have played an important role in horticulture. Farrand, who was the only woman founding member of the American Society […]

Cherry Blossom Time

The National Park Service reported that the Washington Tidal Basin cherry blossoms reached their peak this year on March 31.  This is when at least 70 per cent of the blossoms are open.  But for those of you who haven’t visited yet, do not be discouraged–the flowers will continue to show off their radiant beauty […]