Judith M. Taylor

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Judith M. Taylor is a retired English born, Oxford educated physician who now practices history without a license. Since moving to the Bay area of California in 1994, she has been so inspired by the plants and landscape that she has written four books about horticultural history: “The Olive in California: history of an immigrant tree; (2000), “Tangible Memories: Californians and their gardens: 1800- 1950; (2003), “The Global Migrations of Ornamental Plants: how the world got into your garden (2009) and “Visions of Loveliness: the work of forgotten flower breeders”(2010, in press).

by Judith M. Taylor

Essay: The Extraordinary Lives of Lorenzo da Ponte & Nathaniel Wallich