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Welcome to The Daily Gardener.
 
I want to send a special shout out to the listeners of the Still Growing Podcast - my original long-format podcast that began in 2012.  Welcome SGP listeners! I’m glad you found the show.
 
What is the Daily Gardener?

The Daily Gardener is a weekday show.

It will air every day Monday - Friday 

(I’m taking weekends off for rest, family, fun, & gardening!)
The show will debut April 1, 2019. The tagline for the show is thoughts & brevities to inspire growth.


Shows are between 5 - 10 minutes in length.


The format for the show begins with a brief monologue followed by brevities. 


The Brevities segment is made up of 5 main topic areas.


1. Commemoration: Here, I dig up fascinating people, places, and events in horticulture and share them with you. This is the “On This Day” #OTD portion of the show helping you feel more grounded and versed o n the most enchanting stories from the history of gardening.
2. Unearthing Written Work: This is made up of poems, quotes, journal entries, and other inspiring works pertaining to gardening 
3. Book Recommendations: These are the literary treasures that will help you build a garden library, strengthen your gardening know-how and inspire you.
4. Garden Chores: A Daily Garden To-Do; improve your garden one actionable tip at a time
5. Something Sweet: This segment is dedicated to “reviving the little botanic spark” in your heart - to paraphrase botanist Alexander Garden; to add more joy to the pursuit of gardening.


The show sign-off is: "For a happy, healthy life: garden every day"


There are a few easter eggs in the show for Still Growing listeners. I still start the show with - "Hi there, everyone" and I end the show by saying the show is "produced in lovely, Maple Grove, Minnesota”.


The music for the show is called “The Daily Gardener Theme Song” originally dubbed “Bach’s Garden". I wrote it on Garageband. It will be available as a ringtone for your smartphone through the show’s Patreon page.


If you enjoy the show, please share it with your garden friends. I would so appreciate that. 

 

 
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(Jennifer Ebeling)
 
 
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Oct 14, 2021

Today in botanical history, we celebrate a fun little story from the White House, a New Zealand writer, and a pop culture film that debuted on this day 27 years ago today.
We'll hear an excerpt from an Eva Ibbotson book.
We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that promotes an awareness of and appreciation for...


Oct 13, 2021

Today in botanical history, we celebrate a French writer and poet, an adorable poem called Song of October that's kind of faded into obscurity, and a Forester's advice about pine needles.
We'll hear an excerpt from an English writer often called the prince of paradox.
We Grow That Garden Library™ with a lovely recipe...


Oct 12, 2021

Today in botanical history, we celebrate a Dutch botanical illustrator, a writer from New Orleans, and a hymn writer - who wrote over 400 hymns.
We'll hear an excerpt from Terri Irwin - just fabulous - wife of the late great Steve Irwin.
We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about Living on the Land. A hot topic...


Oct 11, 2021

Today in botanical history, we celebrate a Philadelphia plant lover who we get to know only through his correspondence to other botanists, we’ll also learn about the German palm expert and the man who became a director at Kew - but not before becoming an expert in the graves of the fallen during WWI.
We'll hear an...


Oct 8, 2021

Today in botanical history, we celebrate an American civil servant and poet, an American art expert, and a Harlem artist and gardener.
We'll hear an excerpt from historical fiction by Deanna Raybourn.
We Grow That Garden Library™ with a lyrical book by a peach farmer.
And then we’ll wrap things up with the story of...