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0000: Today's Hortiscope: Ladybugs aren't just the whimsical stuff of children's clothes and nursery rhymes. Welcome them to your garden - they will devour any aphids skulking around on your tomato plants.
1789: Anders (Andreas) Dahl, Swedish botanist, died at age 38. He was a student of Linnaeus; the Dahlia genus is named for him.
1877: In Minnesota, a bounty of $1 per bushel on grasshopper eggs expired. The state had experienced a 4-year plague of grasshoppers/locusts.
1911: Cyrus Guernsey Pringle, American botanist died at age 73. He was a prolific botanist in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, discovering over 1,000 new species. Many species are named for him.