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I awoke this morning to a fresh, white world, and as always, was moved by the beauty of it. I am no recent transplant to the Midwest, having lived here my entire life, but there is still something awe-inspiring about the transformation worked in the garden by the first snowfall.
Now we'll move on to a larger scale than ground level plants and animals. I'm talking about mountains, clouds, rivers, valleys, and the like. Fractals play a vital role in the manifestation of all of these. So let's start exploring . . .
This book was recommended to me by the Desert Botanical Garden when I first moved to Phoenix in 2007. It's difficult to find... Read more »
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0000: Today's Hortiscope: Your garden is ready for winter, but is your pond? Time to make sure your finned friends have access to oxygen even when ice forms over the surface.
1730: Thomas Tofield, British botanist and engineer, was born at Wilsic Hall near Wadworth. He would send specimens to William Hudson who was compiling data for Flora Anglica. The genus Tofieldia is named in his honor.
1771: Philip Miller, Scottish botanist, died at age 80. He was chief gardener at Chelsea Physic Garden and introduced the word "vanilla" to the English language in his "Gardener's Dictionary."
1988: The afternoon high of 68 degrees in Sheridan, Wyoming was a record and 7 degrees warmer than the afternoon reading at Key West, Florida.