Aug 20, 2020
Today we celebrate the Patron Saint of Beekeepers
We'll also revisit the letter Jefferson wrote about gardening - it contains one of his most-quoted lines.
We remember the French Landscape Architect who designed ninety percent of the public spaces in Argentina.
We’ll eavesdrop on another letter from Elizabeth Lawrence...
Aug 19, 2020
Today we salute the English orphan girl who wrote her own
destiny with science fiction writing.
We also remember the English gardener who is still ghosting us after many decades.
We revisit a letter from Elizabeth Lawrence to her sister Ann.
We'll celebrate National Potato Day with some Potato Poems.
We Grow That Garden...
Aug 18, 2020
Today we celebrate the Brigadier General, who described the
We'll also learn about the Norwegian poet who gardened and tended 70 apple trees.
We remember the gift given to American by the Mayor of Tokyo.
We also honor an extraordinary tree that was discovered on the estate of the first Earl of Camperdown....
Aug 15, 2020
Today we remember the man who helped to establish the Natural
History Museum in Vienna.
We'll also learn about the Swedish botanist who specialized in mycology.
We salute the American botanist who wrote the Calendarian - a marvelous phenological record.
We also recognize a fanciful botanical illustrator...
Aug 14, 2020
Today we celebrate a historic elm tree in Boston.
And we remember the Romantic English poet who went by L.E.L.
We'll also learn about the magazine that helped launch the National Audubon Society.
We salute the Scottish nurseryman who elevated to the top echelons of British horticulture.
We also remember the Iowa...