July 14, 2022 Joseph Gaertner, Annette Wynne, Owen Wister, Tolpuddle Martyrs Sycamore tree, The Pottery Gardener by Arthur Parkinson, and Congressional Delegates visit Bartram’s Garden

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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 1791 Death of Joseph Gaertner, German botanist. Joseph chaired the botany departments in Tübingen, Germany, and St. Petersburg, Russia. He is remembered…

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June Was Made for Happiness

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by Annette Wynne Why was June made? Can you guess? June was made for happiness! Even the trees Know this, and the breeze That loves to play Outside all day, And never is too bold or rough, Like March’s wind, but just a tiny blow’s enough; And all the fields know This is so— June…

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June 26, 2019 Moving a Bumblebee Nest, Charles Newbold, Charles Christopher Perry, The Rolling Stones, Margaret Morse Nice, Annette Wynne, Diana Wells, Planting Sunflower Seeds, and San Francisco Gardener John McLaren

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Have you ever needed to move a bumblebee nest? We discovered a nest under the basketball hoop on the driveway when the guys came to seal coat. To move it, I waited until dusk. Then I grabbed a terra cotta pot that was a little bigger than the nest… and my pizza peel from the…

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