20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who was a gardener and a poet and he inspired the trend toward the picturesque natural Landscape. We’ll also learn about the Swiss botanist who specialized in mosses. We’ll remember the birthday of the Father of American botany. We’ll take a look back at a popular November fruit – I…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

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…

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Goldenrod

On this day in 1915, the newspaper out of Burlington Vermont shared a little article about September flowers, focusing mainly on the goldenrod and the aster and their numerous varieties.  But then it ended with these marvelous run-on sentences. Check it out: Most conspicuous among the flowers of the roadside and pasture, these last days…

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