20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who served as Lieutenant Governor of New York and the first American female botanist in America. We’ll learn about the man who changed agriculture forever with his invention. Today’s Unearthed Words feature the English Victorian author born today. He loved geraniums. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that…

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David Fairchild

Introduction of Plants to the USA On this day in 1954 that the botanist David Fairchild passed away. He was 85 years old. In terms of accomplishments, Fairchild hit it out of the botanical park. He was single-handedly responsible for the introduction of more than 200,000 plants to the United States, including pistachios, mangoes, dates,…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Well, the time we’ve waited for all year is here; it’s time to harvest tomatoes. I want to give you just a quick word of caution when it comes to harvesting your tomatoes. As gardeners, sometimes we wait too long to collect them. Sometimes that can be unintentional, and other times, we think that letting…

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