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Garden Hortiscopes & History: Maybe botanists should stay home on January 30?

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Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


January 30, 2009
2:27 PM

Post #6070310

J.H. Chesterton, Asa Gray, Gottlieb Haberlandt, Frederick Frost Blackman and Monroe Evans Gardner (hort professor) all died on this date.

I don't think we have any other date that contains this many deaths.
Marylyn_TX
Houston, TX
(Zone 9a)

January 30, 2009
3:32 PM

Post #6070600

I think so, too! LOL
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

January 30, 2009
5:55 PM

Post #6071204

Wow! That's crazy, but I agree.
ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

January 30, 2009
8:39 PM

Post #6071884

Too bad I'm not a botanist--would have been a good excuse to stay home from work! LOL Or do we think ordinary gardeners would be subject to the curse as well?

Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


January 30, 2009
8:50 PM

Post #6071932

chuckle...I dunno. But it's definitely not a day for superstitious botanists to be out and about!
dahlianut
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3a)

February 2, 2009
4:51 PM

Post #6083033

The Curse of the Groundhog maybe? :O

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