20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the English poet who often wrote of the Natural World and the garden. We’ll also learn about the man who coined the term “Landscape Architect.” We’ll read a letter written by a garden writer about the last flowers in her fall garden. We’ll learn about the Canadian botanist and writer who had…

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Central Park

Creating Central Park    On this day, the legislation that created Central Park passed. Central Park was allowed 778 acres of land and was created by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux (“Vox”). The Park was inspired by England’s Birkenhead Park, which was created by Joseph Paxton. And there were many wonderful firsts that happened…

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