20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who cleverly saved the Royal Botanic Garden during the French Revolution. We’ll also learn about the woman who lavishly decorated her bathroom with a garden theme almost a hundred years ago. We look back at a successful bid to save a 700-year-old Christmas Tree in Oregon. We’ll remember one of…

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Constance Spry

Keep Calm and Carry On January 3, 1960 Today is the 40th anniversary of the death of the florist Constance Spry. In 1929, Constance – who went by Connie – unveiled her first floral shop window display, and she shocked London by using hedgerow flowers. Ever the trailblazer, Connie began creating flower arrangements for dinner…

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Constance Spry

Spread Joy to Many On this day in 1929, Constance Spry – who went by Connie – unveiled her first floral shop window display, and she shocked London by using hedgerow flowers.  Connie was a trailblazer. In the 1920s, she began creating flower arrangements for dinner parties. Her work made her an immediate hit with…

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