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...
May 25, 2021
Today we celebrate a man who changed his personal beliefs and
life philosophy after studying nature.
We'll also learn about a woman who writes about her lifelong relationship with the garden.
We hear an excerpt about the spring garden with a bit of empathy for what it is like to be a weed.
We Grow That Garden Library™...
May 24, 2021
Today we celebrate an American woman who loved plants, wrote
memorable verses that have stood the test of time, and became the
Godmother of Thanksgiving.
We'll also learn about a modern writer and Pulitzer Prize winner who writes in a garden shed.
We hear a memorable excerpt about killing slugs.
We Grow That Garden...