The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s book recommendation: The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf “The Invention of Nature” reveals the extraordinary life of the visionary German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and how he created the way we understand nature today. Though almost forgotten today, his name lingers everywhere…

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We are on the cusp of consecutive warm nights. Warm soil temps will take a few more weeks. Recently, I had a gardener ask me about their hearty hibiscus that was planted last year. They were worried it wasn’t coming back. In Minnesota, gardeners often start to freak out a bit if they don’t see…

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