Dr. Alexander Garden, a Charleston physician, first imported "Cape Jasmine" from South Africa in about 1754. The flower was renamed Gardenia after Dr. Garden.
There is only one week before the American Sheep Industry Association's annual meeting begins in Charleston, S.C. As a reminder, all meetings on the convention schedule are open and attendees are encouraged to sit in on any meeting of interest. Meeting agendas are posted at www.sheepusa.org/Meeting_Agendas to assist in choosing which meetings to attend.
See you in Charleston!