March 3, 2021 Planning a Productive Veg Garden, Matthias de L’Obel, Alexander Graham Bell, Katie Vaz on Rhubarb, Find Your Mantra by Aysel Gunar, and the Birth Flower for March

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who is remembered in one of the garden’s sweetest summer annuals – the lobelia. We’ll also learn about the man who invented the telephone – he also happened to love gardening and the natural world. We hear a great memory about rhubarb from one of my favorite garden books from…

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Surprising Facts About January’s Birthflowers: Carnation and Snowdrop

Carnations and Snowdrops by Marie LuisaHlobilová

“Snowdrops are an indicator flower signaling the transition from winter into spring. Thus, the meaning of a Snowdrop blossom is Hope.” January’s birth flowers are the carnation and snowdrop. Let’s take a moment to celebrate both.   Carnations Carnations are some of the world’s oldest flowers. They have been cultivated for over 2000 years. The…

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