Archives for November 2009

There’s a Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum?

November 14, 2009 at 1:31 pm

Well, yes. Since 1938 there has been a museum dedicated to America’s Father of Modern Horticulture. It is also Bailey’s birth site, a 1850s Greek Revival rural farm house in South Haven, Michigan that is on the national register for historic places. The region is known as Michigan’s southwest fruit belt. Soil and location make... View Article

L.H. Bailey and Albert Einstein

November 11, 2009 at 12:28 pm

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” –Albert Einstein “It is blasphemous practice that speaks of the hostility of the earth, as if the earth were full of menaces and cataclysm. The old fear of nature, that peopled the earth and sky with imps and demons, and that gave a future... View Article

Quotable Bailey, “What does a flower think?”

November 5, 2009 at 12:18 pm

“What does a flower think? Who are the little people that teeter and swing in the sunbeam? What is the brook saying as it rolls over the pebbles? Why is the wind so sorrowful as it moans on the house-corners in the dull November days? There are elves whispering in the trees, and there are... View Article