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New Book Review

Garden historian Judith Tankard just wrote a book review of my new book about James Vick called All about Flowers. It appeared in the international quarterly garden journal Hortus. I am including the review here as this week's blog post.…

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Ella Grant Campbell, Nineteenth Century Florist

I just came across an online horticultural journal called simply Journal of Floriculture and Landscaping. It is a peer-reviewed journal that covers two of my favorite topics, horticulture and history. Recently the journal featured an article by James M. DelPrince…

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Vick Book Launch This Week

Twenty years ago I began my research on James Vick, the nineteenth-century Rochester, New York seed merchant. The more I read about him, the more interesting he became as a Victorian writer, horticulturist, and marketer, all rolled up into one…

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