Today we celebrate a historic elm tree in Boston. And we remember the Romantic English poet who went by L.E.L. We’ll also learn about the magazine that helped launch the National Audubon Society. We salute the Scottish nurseryman who elevated to the top echelons of British horticulture. We also remember the Iowa botanist who dedicated her life to protecting the vanishing prairie ecosystem. We celebrate the fleeting summer with some poetry. And, we Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that features Audubon’s masterful illustrations. And then we’ll wrap things up with the story of a canning lid shortage back in 1975. But first, let’s catch up on some Greetings...Read More
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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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