Jul 31, 2020
Today we remember the beloved English writer who was punished
for treason but adored with flowers.
We'll also learn about the female botanical illustrator who is known as the "Audubon of botany."
We celebrate the Dean of American Architecture.
We also salute the "poet of the blackbirds."
We honor the establishment of...
Jul 30, 2020
Today we celebrate the author and poet who wrote some beautiful
We'll also learn about a magnificent Australian artist and botanical illustrator, and her art is now part of Australia's national library.
We celebrate the selection of the State Flower for Arkansas - and the very cute story of how it came to...
Jul 29, 2020
Today we remember the botanist who jumped in a birch bark canoe
with Aaron Greeley and paddled to Mackinac Island 110 years ago
We'll also learn about the woman who was a housewife until the age of 48 and then transformed into one of Australia's leading naturalists.
We celebrate the artist who died today among...
Jul 28, 2020
Today we celebrate the botanist and writer who published the
first book about salad.
We'll also learn about the horticulturist whose life was cut short on this day when the steamship he was on caught on fire and sank.
We celebrate the man who helped generations of people fall in love with ornithology.
We also hear some...
Jul 27, 2020
Today we remember the first woman to have circumnavigated the
We'll also learn about the wealthy horticulturist who built a magnificent estate on the shores of Lake Waban.
We celebrate the botanist who was the first editor of Rhodora, the New England Botanical Club's journal.
We also salute the father of British...