Dec 24, 2020
Today we'll celebrate a Scottish baker and botanist who left a
charming collection behind as his legacy - and I must say, he had a
head full of dark hair reminiscent of Beethoven.
We'll also learn about the White House's first Christmas tree and the adorable grandchild who thoroughly enjoyed it.
We’ll recognize the...
Dec 23, 2020
Today we celebrate a gardener who was also a Founding Father and
a Governor of New York.
We'll also learn about a botanist who brought back the Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae "strel-IT-zee-ah REJ-in-ee") as well as a plant that is now the oldest living potted plant at Kew.
We hear a charming poem that takes us...
Dec 22, 2020
Today we celebrate the botanist and doctor who established the
nation's first public botanical garden.
We'll also learn about the English Victorian author who loved roses.
We’ll recognize the inspiring former president and owner of Tulsa Greenhouse and Four State Wholesale.
We'll hear an excerpt about pruning from a...
Dec 21, 2020
Today we celebrate the Scottish botanist who is remembered for
the phenomenon known as Brownian Motion.
We'll also learn about the woman remembered as the Queen of the Traditional English Country Garden.
We’ll have a little mini-class on Mistletoe and the etymology of its name.
We’ll listen to a verse from a garden...
Dec 18, 2020
Today we celebrate the man who cleverly saved the Royal Botanic
Garden during the French Revolution.
We'll also learn about the woman who lavishly decorated her bathroom with a garden theme almost a hundred years ago.
We look back at a successful bid to save a 700-year-old Christmas Tree in Oregon.
We’ll remember one...