- B. D. Jackson
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Gordon, George (1806–1879), gardener and horticultural writer, was born at Lucan, co. Dublin, on 25 February 1806, the son of the land steward and gardener at Sterling House, near Dublin. Trained by his father, Gordon entered into service at fourteen years of age. From 1823 to 1827 he was employed in the gardens of two country gentlemen, then he worked briefly in the nursery of ...