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September 19, 2019 Early Fall at the Botanic Garden, Mildred Mathias, Orville Redenbacher, Francis Darwin, Dr. James Duke, Louise Seymour Jones, The Backyard Homestead by Carleen Madigan, Moving Houseplants Back Indoors, Dr. Oliver Sacks and the New York Botanical Garden

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There’s are some lines from a TS Eliot poem that go like this : “Oh, do not ask, ‘What is it?’ Let us go and make our visit.” If you’ve never visited your local botanic garden this time of year, you really should go. I have a friend who recently did this, and she posted terrific pictures from her visit to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. She said this: “This is my PSA : Get yourself to the Arb ….now .…

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September 18, 2019 The Secret Garden, Bernard McMahon, John M. Darby, Abel Aken Hunter, Prose on Autumn Denis Mackail, Straw Bale Gardens Complete by Joel Karsten, Winterizing Strawberry Beds, and the Mary Statue in South Natick

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Last night I shared the trailer for The Secret Garden remake, which just dropped.  It is a visual feast for lovers of gardens everywhere. The new adaptation of the children’s classic stars Colin Firth and Julie Walters and is set for release in April (2020). It looks fantastic. The Secret Garden is a children’s novel written by American author and gardener Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was first released in the early 1900s as a serial in The American Magazine. The…

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September 17, 2019 Planting Iris like Mom with Rebecca Stoner Kirts, Olaus Rudbeck, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Peter Barr, The Milkweed Poem, Hot Color Dry Garden by Nan Sterman, Pumpkin Care, and the Story of a Grass Reader

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Listener Rebecca Stoner Kirts recently shared a photo in the Facebook Group of her transplanted iris along with an enchanting caption. She wrote: Mom’s 50 year iris rescued and replanted. Mom always told me, “they like their own space and plant them like ducks floating on a pond.” There you go mom.   Rebecca’s mom’s analogy of planting iris-like ducks floating on the pond is a good one to remember. As I mentioned on a show a while back, they…

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