This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
The London Journal of Horticulture has a portrait and history of this distinguished Botanist and Horticulturist of the last age. He was born in Lincolnshire, in 1743. He was on the voyage of Captain Cook, and is well-known to gardeners by name through the grand new Holland genus, Banksia.