Christina Georgina Rossetti

by Christina Giorgina Rossetti In scorched July The storm-clouds fly. As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all. Christina Rossetti

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Shut Out

By Christina Rossetti The door was shut. I looked between Its iron bars; and saw it lie, My garden, mine, beneath the sky, Pied with all flowers bedewed and green: From bough to bough the song-birds crossed, From flower to flower the moths and bees; With all its nests and stately trees It had been…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the German reformer who added the cultivation of Mulberries and silkworms as part of his schools and the man who started the Linnean Society. We’ll learn about the Salem Botanist, who was a friend of Thoreau and Emerson and the man known as the Father of Texas Botany. We’ll hear the poem…

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