August 12, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1759 Birth of Thomas Andrew Knight FRS, English horticulturalist and botanist. He served as the 2nd President of the Royal Horticultural Society…

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August 11, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events August 11 marks the end of the Dog Days of Summer which began 40 days ago on July 3rd. Here are some…

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August 10, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1869 Birth of Robert Laurence Binyon, CH was an English poet, dramatist and art scholar. Born in Lancaster, England, his parents were…

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August 9, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1593 Birth of Izaak Walton was an English writer. Best known as the author of The Compleat Angler, he also wrote a…

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August 8, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1884 1933 Today is the anniversary of the death of the American lyric poet Sara Teasdale. In 1918, Teasdale was awarded the…

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August 5, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events Horace Walpole to the Earl of Strafford on August 5 1762 “we have not had a tea-cup-full of rain till today for…

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August 4, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1792 A SENSITIVE PLANT in a garden grew, And the young winds fed it with silver dew, And it opened its fan-like…

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August 3, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1614 Birth of Juan de Arellano, Spanish floral still life painter. During the Baroque era, he developed a lucrative formula for his…

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August 2, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1858 Birth of William Watson, English poet. He was a poet laureate of England. His iconic poem April reminds us that the…

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August 1, 2022

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events August 1st is Lammas Day (“La-MA-ss”). Lammas was a festival that celebrated the annual wheat and corn harvest. After Lammas Day, corn…

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July 29, 2022 Carl Linnaeus, Olaus Rudbeck, Edith Coleman, Stanley Kunitz, Sten Nadolny, The Tool Book by William Bryant Logan, and Louisa Yeomans King

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1731 On this day, Carl Linnaeus wrote with admiration to his old professor, Olaus Rudbeck. Carl, the ‘Father of Plant Taxonomy’, named…

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