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Garden Book Recommendations

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October 4, 2021 Improve Soil Rake Less, William Gilpin, Thoreau, Edward Stratemeyer, J.K. Rowling, Viburnums by Michael Dirr and Dorothy Frances Blomfield Gurney

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate an English artist and clergyman, an old diary entry from the great Henry David Thoreau, and we’ll also learn about an American publishing tycoon and his family’s retreat called Bird Haven Farm. We’ll hear an excerpt on October from a Harry Potter book. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book from one of the great plantsmen of our time and his excellent resource on Viburnums. And then we’ll wrap things up with a…

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October 1, 2021 Pollinating via Toothbrush, LeRoy Abrams, Eudora Welty, Glenn Leiper, Neil Gaiman, Wreaths by Terri Chandler, and Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate an American botanist, professor, and writer, an American short-story writer, and her last novel, and the amateur botanist honored with the Australian Native Plants Award. We’ll hear an excerpt from Neil Gaiman’s book, Season of Mists. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a master book on wreaths. And then we’ll wrap things up with a garden classic that came out on this day in 2013.   Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart To listen to the show while…

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September 30, 2021 The Mysterious Coconut, Henry King, Helia Bravo Hollis, Edward Hyams, Jack Gilbert, Windcliff by Daniel J. Hinkley, and The Martian

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate an old English poet, a Mexican botanist, and a British gardener and survivalist who was way ahead of his time. We’ll hear an excerpt from a beautiful Jack Gilbert poem We Grow That Garden Library™ with a garden classic of our time from a contemporary garden expert. And then we’ll wrap things up with a fun movie that featured a botanist. It debuted six years ago today in England.   Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart To listen…

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