To the Bramble Flower

by Ebenezer Elliott Thy fruit full well the schoolboy knows, Wild Brambles of the brake! So put thou forth thy small white rose; I love it for his sake.       Note: Today is the anniversary of the death of the English poet Ebenezer Elliott who died on this day, December 1, 1849.  …

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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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