Clark Gable

Ma and Pa December 1, 1932 On this day, the American actor Clark Gable was photographed at his Beverly Hills villa watering his flowers. By the end of the decade, Clark would marry Carole Lombard, an actress who shared Clark’s love for the natural world. As newlyweds, Carole and Clark had bought a 21-acre estate…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who wrote one of the first Herbals. We’ll also learn about the botanist who wasn’t thrilled about getting one of India’s first telephones. We’ll recognize the lost work of an American botanist and painter. We’ll remember the Hollywood Legend who loved gardening alongside his famous wife. We’ll hear an excerpt…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the Spanish Enlightenment priest and botanist who named the Dahlia and the glamorous movie star who traded in her star sapphire collection for a tractor. We’ll learn about the item vintners were selling during prohibition and the woman who became the most widely read American Garden author in the United States. Today’s…

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