This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V26", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
It is a pleasure to note that Europe expresses its sense of the loss to science by the death of this distinguished man, as America does. Numerous sketches of him appear in different serials, one of the most appreciative being by Dr. Maxwell T. Masters, in Nature of April 24th. This is chiefly devoted to an analysis of Dr. Engelmann's first work, "De Antholysi Prodromus," in 1832. Dr. Masters regards this as a remarkable work, and considering that it was but a college thesis, exhibiting a greater insight into nature than the work of a great botanist, Moquin Tandon, published ten years later.