April 13, 2021 The Arts and Crafts Movement, Eudora Welty, Mary Strong Clemens, The Rush of Spring, Imperial Nature by Jim Endersby, and International Plant Appreciation Day

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a writer and avid gardener who, as an adult, gardened beside her mother for decades. We’ll also learn about a botanist and prolific plant collector who traveled along with her minister husband as he worked in the Philippines. We hear some thoughts about how quickly spring goes by. We Grow That Garden…

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Now That’s Something – Discovering New Primroses

Now That’s Something – Discovering New Primroses

by Eudora Welty Few things are riskier than ‘fine writing,’ but Miss Welty has never been afraid to risk it. She spoke once in a conversation about plant explorers who go to Nepal and Sikkim, risking their lives to introduce Alpine flowers to gardens. ‘Now that’s something – discovering new primroses – that’s worth taking…

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