Earth Moved by Amy Stewart

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: The Earth Moved by Amy Stewart  This book came out in 2012, and the subtitle is On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms. In this book, Amy introduces us to earthworms, and it turns out there’s a ton to learn. Amy’s book helps us understand more about these blind creatures…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate one of the earliest botanists and his essential discoveries about plant physiology. We’ll also learn about a man known as the ‘Prince of Alpine gardeners.’ We hear the story of a woman who over-nurturers her houseplants. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about worms from one of the best garden…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the English poet who often wrote of the Natural World and the garden. We’ll also learn about the man who coined the term “Landscape Architect.” We’ll read a letter written by a garden writer about the last flowers in her fall garden. We’ll learn about the Canadian botanist and writer who had…

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Like a Chain Letter

by Amy Stewart Like a chain letter, I will take a plant from this garden to the next and from the next garden to the one after that, and so on, until someday I am an old woman nurturing along with a patchwork quilt of a garden, with cuttings and scraps from every garden I…

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