April 29, 2021 Forsythia, Hunter’s Home Diary, Agnes Chase, Toni Morrison on spring, Life Among the Texas Flora by Minetta Altgelt Goyne, and Cornelia Vanderbilt

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Today we celebrate the botanical pastimes of two young women in Oklahoma back in 1850. We’ll also learn about a female botanical pioneer who specialized in grasses. We’ll hear some thoughts on spring from a beloved American author. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book featuring the letters from a Texas pioneer botanist. And…

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March 1, 2021 Thirty Irresistible Plants for Butterflies, Catharina Dörrien, Lenore Mulets, Alice and Forsythia, Fearless Gardening by Loree Bohl, and a Little Rose History with Fun Facts

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Today we celebrate the first woman to describe Fungi (“funj-eye”) using the Linnaean system of classification. We’ll also learn about a little-known prolific nature and floral writer from the 1800s. We hear a little recollection by a garden writer who received an armload of Forsythia from a friend named Alice, just when she needed it…

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