Jun 2, 2021
Today we celebrate an English novelist and poet who started out
as an architecture student, and one of his first jobs was moving a
We'll also learn about a writer of charming garden verses.
And we’ll hear an excerpt about lilacs.
We Grow That Garden Library™ with a look at some of the most exclusive...
Jun 1, 2021
Today we celebrate a gardener who transformed and developed the
Cambridge Botanic Garden.
We'll also learn about a writer and gardener who won a Pulitzer for her writing and praise for her work in garden design.
We hear an excerpt about the first day of June.
We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about...
May 28, 2021
Today we celebrate a beloved English novelist and poet.
We'll also learn about an intrepid plant explorer remembered most for the little yellow fruit he brought back from China. However, his most significant impact is likely in the soybean specimens that became a valuable economic crop for America.
We hear a fun excerpt...
May 27, 2021
Today we celebrate an old account of Linnaeus’s floral
We'll also learn about the garden life of an American actor who was best known for his brilliant performances in horror films.
We hear an excerpt about the color yellow in the garden - it has the power to lift our spirits. Yellow flowers are...
May 26, 2021
Today we celebrate a French botanist who broke the news to the
scientific community in Paris: plants have sex.
We'll also learn about a German botanist who settled in Kodiak, Alaska, and created a fascinating look at Alaskan plants through the eyes of the Native People of Alaska.
We hear an excerpt about Lily of the...