April 6, 2021 The ‘Plant for Peace, Johann Zinn, California Poppy Day, North With the Spring, Happy Orchid by Sara Rittershausen, and the Florida botanist Alvan Chapman

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Hi there, and Welcome to the Daily Gardener – a show about gardening, botanical history, and literature. Today we celebrate the man who is remembered with the much-loved Zinnia We’ll also learn about the California Poppy and California Poppy Day, which is celebrated today. We hear one of my favorite passages about springtime. We Grow…

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California Poppy Day

California Poppy Day

The California State Flower Every year since 2010, April 6 is California Poppy Day celebrating the California State Flower. Poppy Day is celebrated in California schools, where activities are planned to showcase the flower along with other native plants. The botanist Sara Allen Plummer Lemmon created the 1903 piece of legislation that nominated the golden…

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