September 24, 2021 Fall Garden To-Dos, Metcalf Bowler, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Wilson Rawls, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Welcome to the Farm by Shaye Elliott, and a Weed Bouquet

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate a British Spy/American Farmer, a social reformer and poet, and an American writer. We’ll hear an excerpt from a book written by the beloved Canadian writer Lucy Maud Montgomery. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about homestead life – from growing great produce to canning and preserving.…

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September 23, 2021 Small Flowering Shrubs, Horace Walpole, Mary Coleridge, Dayton University Botanical Park, the National Nlower, Alice Hoffman, Will Bonsall, and Edgar Lee Masters

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate an English earl, an English poet, a forgotten garden, and a national floral emblem. We hear a floral excerpt from a best-selling fiction book – it’s a little love story about an extraordinary woman who gave birth to a painter who became the Father of Impressionism. We Grow That…

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September 22, 2021 Garden Trends 2022, Philip Dormer Stanhope, George Bentham, Phocas the Gardener, Jitterbug Perfume, Wild Interiors by Hilton Carter, and The Garden Palace

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, an English botanist and a Patron Saint of gardeners. We’ll hear an excerpt from a book by Tim Robbins featuring September in Louisiana. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that inspires us to make plants feel right at home in our homes.…

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September 20, 2021 Sydney’s Spring Walk, Lorenz Scholz von Rosenau, Mary Sophie Young, Stevie Smith, Patricia Rezai, To Speak for the Trees by Diana Beresford-Kroeger, and Edgar Albert Guest

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Today we celebrate a German botanist, an American botanist, an explorer, and an English poet and novelist. We hear an excerpt about the change in seasons. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that challenges us to see trees in a new way – with profound understanding, respect, and intelligence. And then we’ll wrap…

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September 16, 2021 Flower Shop Success Tips, Engelbert Kaempfer, Marian Cruger Coffin, Annette Hoyt Flanders, Sharyn McCrumb, Walled Gardens by Jules Hudson, and Frederic Edward Clements

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Today we celebrate a German naturalist and two American female landscape architects. We hear an excerpt about September from a modern Southern writer whose stories are set in the North Carolina/Tennessee mountains. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about Walled Gardens. And then we’ll wrap things up with the birthday of an American…

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September 15, 2021 The Torture Orchard, James Gates Percival, Frances Garnet Wolseley, Marjorie Harris, Lauren Oliver, The World was My Garden by David Fairchild, and Ripen Tomatoes Fast

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate an American doctor, a Viscountess, and a Canadian fiction writer. We hear a little excerpt about September – such a milestone month for so many people. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about one of America’s greatest ​​explorers. And then we’ll wrap things up with tomato tips…

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September 14, 2021 How to Arrange Hydrangeas, Thomas Overbury, Batty Langley, Susan Campbell, David Auburn, The Winter Harvest Handbook by Eliot Coleman, and Thoughts on Transplanting

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate a poet, an English garden designer, and a garden historian. We’ll hear a fun excerpt about calculating cold weather from a Pulitzer-prize-winning play by David Auburn. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a bible on winter growing and harvesting – so year-round gardening – from the master himself: Eliot…

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September 13, 2021 Butternut Onion Galette, Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell, Anna Massey Lea Merritt, Henry Hurd Rusby, Giles Milton, Vegan 100 by Gaz Oakley and James Forbes in Baden

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Today we celebrate a German landscape gardener who introduced English gardens to Germany. We’ll also learn about an American painter and printmaker best known for her incredible painting Love Locked Out (1890)… but she was also a gardener and painted beautiful landscapes. We’ll also look back at a cautionary story about a botanist who protected…

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September 10, 2021 Pumpkin Pie Cereal Treats, Richard Spruce, Redouté, Robert Koldewey, Lilian Gibbs, Cyril Connolly, Ella Griffin, The Well-Gardened Mind by Sue Stuart-Smith, and David Hosack

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Today we celebrate a botanist remembered for his work collecting cinchona trees in South America. We’ll remember the French royal painter known as the “the Raffaele of flowers.” We’ll also learn about the German architect who thought he’d discovered the Hanging Gardens of Babylon over a hundred years ago. We’ll recognize the work of the…

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June 2, 2021 Thirty Days Wild, Thomas Hardy, Minnie Aumônier, Secret Gardens of Paris by Alexandra D’Arnoux and Bruno De Laubadere, Norton Juster, a Spelling Bee, and Botanical Latin

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Today we celebrate an English novelist and poet who started out as an architecture student, and one of his first jobs was moving a graveyard. 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…

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