20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a Harlem poet who loved children and flowers. We’ll also learn about a newspaperman who wrote a fantastic essay about a harbinger of spring: the skunk cabbage. We’ll hear some thoughts on how to start a garden. We Grow That Garden Library™ with an extraordinary book that takes us on a tour of brilliantly curated plant…

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Boston Ivy

“Fenway Park” Ivy The other day, I stumbled on this Q&A featured in The Arizona Daily Star: “Question: A recent gardening article referred to a form of Boston Ivy known as “Fenway Park.” The writer described it as a sprout from the famed dark green vine that clings to the wall of Boston’s baseball stadium.…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the 17th-century philosopher and naturalist, who was the first woman to make a living from her writing. We’ll also learn about the forensic botanist who solved the crime of the decade in the 1960s in Australia. We’ll recognize the Herb Society’s project that now occupies two and a half acres at the…

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