February 18, 2021 The Little Fern That Could, Antoine Nicolas Duchesne, Snowy Owls, Showy Lady’s-Slipper, Ellis Rowan by Kate Collins, and the New Rare-Plant House at the Fairchild Tropical Garden

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the French botanist who created the modern strawberry. We’ll also learn about the sweet little orchid known as the moccasin flower. We hear words that offer perspective on our loss of wildlife and habitat. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about one of the world’s best botanical illustrators – and…

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Fairchild Tropical Garden

Fairchild Tropical Garden

A Trip Around the World 1986  On this day The Billings Gazette ran a story about the Fairchild Tropical Garden in a post called Florida Garden is a Must for Touring Northerners. It starts out this way: “Northern garden-lovers looking for a lush botanical escape from their own barren landscapes claim that this garden is…

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