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June 8, 2022 John Evelyn, Sophia of Hanover, Peonies, Sara Paretsky, Take It Outside by Mel Brasier, Garrett Magee, and James DeSantis, and Martha Stewart

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events   1698 On this day, the English writer, landowner, gardener, courtier, and diarist, John Evelyn, went to Deptford to “see how miserably the Czar… left my house after three months [of] making it his Court.” Keep in mind John’s appreciation for the amount of work a garden…

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June 6, 2022 Elias Ashmole, The Year Without a Summer, John Beauchamp Jones, National Garden Exercise Day, The Sibley Guide to Trees by David Allen Sibley, and Maxine Kumin

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1648 On this day, Elias Ashmole (books about this person), the English antiquary, politician, astrologer, and alchemist, wrote in his diary, Having entered upon a study this day about three o’clock was the first time I went a simpling; Dr: Carter of Reding and Mr. Watling an…

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June 2, 2022 Martha Washington, Ann Pamela Cunningham, Stephen Sears, Mahdi Obeidi, Where We Bloom by Debra Prinzing, and Vita Sackille-West

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1731 Birth of Martha Washington (books about this person), the inaugural first lady of the United States. At Mount Vernon, Martha was in charge of the kitchen garden. As mistress of the plantation, she was in charge of entertaining guests and planning the evening meal. This meant…

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June 1, 2022 Noah Webster, Calvin Fletcher, Henry Beston, Helen Keller, The Pig by Robin Hutson, and Mrs. Theodore Barton

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1785 It was on this day that Noah Webster (books about this person) (of Webster’s dictionary fame) boarded a little ship named George in Baltimore. When the ship stopped in Norfolk, Virginia, Noah ate some cherries for the very first time. He must have liked them because…

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May 31, 2022 Walt Whitman, Charles McIlvaine, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Virginia Woolf, The Pickled Pantry by Andrea Chesman, and Louisa Yeomans King

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1819 Birth of Walt Whitman, American poet, essayist, and journalist. A humanist, Walt is remembered as the father of free verse. When Whitman was 54 years old, he suffered a stroke that left him paralyzed. He spent the next two years immersed in nature, and he believed…

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