May 28, 2021 20 Top Perennials, Anne Brontë, Frank Nicholas Meyer, Pressed Flowers, Plants That Kill by Elizabeth Dauncey, and Frances Perry on Silver Foliage

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Today we celebrate a beloved English novelist and poet. We’ll also learn about an intrepid plant explorer remembered most for the little yellow fruit he brought back from China. However, his most significant impact is likely in the soybean specimens that became a valuable economic crop for America. We hear a fun excerpt about a…

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Frances Perry

Frances Perry

Sparking a Love for Flowers 1907  Today is the birthday of the distinguished gardener and writer Frances Perry. Born Frances Mary Everett, her mother, Isabella, took a ten-year-old Francie to see the Chelsea flower show. The experience was etched in her mind and instilled a love for flowers in Frances’s heart. Frances was also influenced…

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February 19, 2020 Making a Bean Teepee, Protecting Mature Trees, Charles de l’Écluse, Daniel Solander, William Francis Ganong, Winter Bee Poetry, Gardens in Detail by Emma Reuss, 4-Tier Mini Greenhouse and Frances Perry

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Today we celebrate the man who introduced tulips to Holland and the botanist who was supposed to become Carl Linnaeus’s son-in-law — but didn’t. We’ll also learn about the botanist who loved New Brunswick. Today’s Unearthed Words feature words about winter – and bees in winter. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that…

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