Edith Wharton

Gardens: A Series of Outdoor Rooms  Today is the birthday of the American novelist, short story writer, playwright, and designer Edith Wharton. In 1904, Edith wrote Italian Villas and Their Gardens. Edith thought gardens should be a series of outdoor rooms and she wrote, “…In the blending of different elements, the subtle transition from the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a man who was an avid gardener and a friend of John Bartram’s, and we learn about the founder of bacteriology and modern microbiology. We’ll learn about The impact of Wardian Cases on plant exploration and the American playwright who designed her own garden on her estate. Today’s Unearthed Words feature winter…

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