20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who discovered the queen bee had ovaries, and he also said the head of the colony was not a king – but a queen. We’ll also learn about the family behind the ubiquitous Jackman Clematis – it’s the one with the large dark purple flowers with yellow centers. We hear…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate one of the world’s best composers and his intense appreciation of nature. We’ll also learn about the botanist who cracked the code on pollinating vanilla and came up with a new word for the cyclical nature of things. We’ll recognize the incredible written work of a daughter of Indiana – and yes,…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the Patron Saint of Beekeepers We’ll also revisit the letter Jefferson wrote about gardening – it contains one of his most-quoted lines. We remember the French Landscape Architect who designed ninety percent of the public spaces in Argentina. We’ll eavesdrop on another letter from Elizabeth Lawrence – the garden writer – who…

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