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Every Friday, I send out a letter for gardeners with: 

Reminders for Your Calendar

Botanical History & Poetry

Favorites for the Garden

Garden Book Recommendations

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Latest Episode


May 11, 2021 Cassian Schmidt, Henri Frederic Amiel, Abel Aken Hunter, Death Valley Discovery, Pruning as a Metaphor for Life, Mycelium Running by Paul Stamets, and Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum

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Today we celebrate a Swiss philosopher who loved nature. We’ll remember the famous Panama orchid hunter whose orchids were displayed on this day 93 years ago. We’ll also learn about a fascinating discovery by a botanist who was exploring Death Valley on this day last year. We hear a thought-provoking excerpt about pruning as a metaphor for life. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about Mycelium – a network of fine white filaments beneath our feet. And then…

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May 10, 2021 Butter Wakefield, Leonard Mascall, John Hope, Aconite Lust, My Wild Garden by Meir Shalev, and Cecelia Payne

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Today we celebrate the man who first wrote about the secateurs. We’ll also learn about the Scottish botanist who established the Edinburgh “Edinbura” Botanic Garden. We hear an excerpt about planting aconites from a garden writer who adored them. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a memoir full of charming insights and reflections on gardening. And then we’ll wrap things up with the story of the scientist who is remembered for her discovery that stars are made largely of the…

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May 7, 2021 This Year’s Garden Trends, Gerard van Swieten, the Brontë Sisters, Kurt Vonnegut on Six Seasons, Inspired by Nature by Hans Blomquist, and Rabindranath Tagore

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Today we celebrate a Dutch botanist who helped advance the cause of medicine and botany in Austria. We’ll also learn about the Brontë sisters on the anniversary of their first published work. We hear an excerpt from Kurt Vonnegut on his thoughts on why there should really be six seasons. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about creating a home that is inspired by nature. And then we’ll wrap things up with the birthday of an Indian polymath…

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