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Today we remember the busiest man in London. We’ll also learn about the man honored by the Baobab tree. We salute a daughter of Winterthur, We also recognize a life cut short in the world of tropical botany. And we’ll look back on a letter from one garden writer to another written on this day in 1961. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that puts your focus on the grill for preparing your garden harvest. And then we’ll wrap things up with a story about Gallant Soldiers. But first, let’s catch up on some Greetings from Gardeners around the world and today’s curated news.   Subscribe Apple |...

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Did You Know Tarragon is an Artemisia?

July 16, 2020

Like all plants in the Artemisia (“AR-tah-MEE-zee-ah”) genus, Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) casts a gray and silvery foliage (although these pictures don’t reflect that.)    …

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Audubon’s Masterpieces by John James Audubon

August 14, 2020

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: From Garden to Grill by Elizabeth Orsini This book came out in 2017, and the subtitle is Over 250…

Charles Bukowski


August 3, 2020

by Charles Bukowski And the windows opened that night, A ceiling dripped the sweat Of a tin god,  And I sat eating a watermelon All…


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