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Botanical History & Poetry

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Garden Book Recommendations

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November 2, 2021 Happier with Horticulture, Carnegie Cactus, Daniil Andreyev, Potpourri, Tom Perrotta, The Art of the Islamic Garden by Emma Clark, and 1975 Book Recommendations

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate the botanical name of the Saguaro Cactus, a Russian writer and mystic, and November potpourri. We’ll hear an excerpt from Tom Perrotta’s best-selling 2011 book. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that celebrates the Islamic Garden. And then we’ll wrap things up with some hip Book Recommendations from 1975.   Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart To listen to the show while you’re at home, just ask Alexa or Google to “Play the latest episode of…

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November 1, 2021 Lee Smith, James Sherard, Charles Eliot, Dyed Flowers, Mary Rose O’Reilley, Flora by DK, and Stephen Crane

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate a wealthy gardener and apothecary whose garden became his legacy, a ​​pioneering landscape architect who left his mark on the world in his all-too-short life, and the fun that can be had dying flowers – a hobby that’s been around for quite a longe time. We’ll hear an excerpt from a book by a Quaker woman who spent a year tending sheep. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about flowers in all…

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October 15, 2021 Think Like a Landscape Architect, Helen Hunt Jackson, Iowa State College Gardens, George Russell, Thomas Merton, The Scentual Garden By Ken Druse, and Wally Scales

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate an American poet and writer, a look back at a one-of-a-kind event at the gardens at Iowa State, and the English gardener who bred phenomenal lupins. We’ll hear an excerpt from Thomas Merton’s diary entry for October. We Grow That Garden Library™ with an award-winning modern book on scent in the garden. And then we’ll wrap things up with the legacy of a college head gardener and how his memory still lives on at…

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