Darwin’s Most Wonderful Plants by Ken Thompson

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Darwin’s Most Wonderful Plants by Ken Thompson This book came out in 2019, and the subtitle is Darwin’s Botany Today. In this book, Ken helps us understand Darwin as a botanist. After taking his famous voyage on The Beagle, Darwin experimented with and observed growing plants at his home…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a woman who was insatiable when it came to plants, and she is remembered forever with the Portland Rose. We’ll also learn about a famous speech given at a Vermont botanical club about why botany wasn’t taught in schools – and the reasons were pretty spot on. We hear a story about…

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