Bernard McMahon

The Philadelphia Nurseryman Today is the birthday of the Irish-born botanical steward of the plants collected by Lewis and Clark; the Philadelphia nurseryman, Bernard McMahon, who was born on this day in 1816. McMahon’s lasting legacy was his American Gardener’s Calendar. Packed with monthly directions and information about all things gardening, McMahon’s Calendar was the most popular…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Last night I shared the trailer for The Secret Garden remake, which just dropped.  It is a visual feast for lovers of gardens everywhere. The new adaptation of the children’s classic stars Colin Firth and Julie Walters and is set for release in April (2020). It looks fantastic. The Secret Garden is a children’s novel…

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