Jan 31, 2020
Today we celebrate the man who found a splendid crabapple
growing in his nursery and the anniversary of a society that
celebrates the flower of the rainbow,
We'll learn about the “Grand Lady of Canadian Horticulture" and a Colorado State botanist who fought to protect the Columbine.
Today’s Unearthed Words, we hear...
Jan 30, 2020
Today we celebrate the botanical illustrator who was wrongfully
fired from his first job and the French botanist who spent a month
in California with a boatful of Russians.
We'll learn about the botanical name of the city where people leave their hearts, and we’ll fall in love with a classic garden writer from...
Jan 29, 2020
Today we celebrate the German-American botanist who saved the
French wine industry and the very first Iris-breeder who urged
other hybridizers to “be bold.”
We'll learn about the woman who sparked significant legislative change after birds and insects were killed in her garden and the man who fought to protect...
Jan 28, 2020
Today we celebrate an eighteenth-century man who was a friend of
many famous gardeners.
And, the Danish surgeon associated with many wonderful plants from the Himalayas.
We'll learn about the Swedish botanist who had a thing for algae and the man who started the only arboretum between the Mississippi River and the Rocky...
Jan 27, 2020
Today we celebrate the King whose dream castle incorporated
1,200 varieties of tulips and the man who is regarded as the
greatest channeler of the English rural landscape.
We'll learn about the mathematician who wrote a book inspired by the Oxford Botanic Garden and the relatively young Botanic Garden that was started...