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August 15, 2020 Ground Cherries, Storm Damaged Garden, Karl von Schreibers, Elias Friesz, John Torrey, Walter Crane, Robert Bickelhaupt, National Relaxation Day, It’s the Little Things by Susanna Salk, and Arthur Tansley

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Today we remember the man who helped to establish the Natural History Museum in Vienna. We’ll also learn about the Swedish botanist who specialized in mycology. We salute the American botanist who wrote the Calendarian – a marvelous phenological record. We also recognize a fanciful botanical illustrator who anthropomorphized flowers in his book. We honor a husband and wife team who created a magnificent arboretum in the middle of the country. We’ll celebrate National Relaxation Day with a poem a feature most gardeners enjoy – a little running brook. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book It’s the Little Things by Susanna Salk. And then we’ll wrap things up...

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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.)    …

Mastering the Art of Flower Gardening by Matt Mattus

Mastering the Art of Flower Gardening by Matt Mattus

September 1, 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…

Frank Lebby Stanton

Go Along Mister Winter

August 3, 2020

by Frank Lebby Stanton Go along, Mister Winter- Crawl into your frosty bed.  I’m longing like a lover For the watermelon red. — Frank Lebby…

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