Charles and Janice Jensen

Charles and Janice Jensen

The Night Before Christmas Over the years, newspapers have shared a parody of The Night Before Christmas, written by Charles and Janice Jensen in the 1960s. The original version first appeared in the New York Times, and as I share it with you, you’ll realize how far we’ve come since the 1960s in terms of…

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December 24, 2020 Brooklyn Botanic Garden in 1918, Robert Dick, President Benjamin Harrison, Frances Garnet Wolseley, Helen Bayley Davis, Garde Manger by The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), and The Gardener’s Night Before Christmas

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we’ll celebrate a Scottish baker and botanist who left a charming collection behind as his legacy – and I must say, he had a head full of dark hair reminiscent of Beethoven. We’ll also learn about the White House’s first Christmas tree and the adorable grandchild who thoroughly enjoyed it. We’ll recognize the work…

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