Remembering Frank Lebby Stanton: A Lyricist Who Plucked Our Heartstrings

Frank Lebby Stanton, c. 1926

“This world we’re a’livin’ in is mighty hard to beat. You get a thorn with every rose, but ain’t the roses sweet? January 7, 1927 Today is the anniversary of the death of the American lyricist and columnist for the Atlanta Constitution, Frank Lebby Stanton. A son of the South, Frank was influenced by hymn writers…

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January 7, 2021 Beautiful Bark on Deciduous Trees, Louise Imogen Guiney, Vivi Laurent-Täckholm, Enticing Plant Descriptions in Garden Catalogs, A Passion for Detail by Charlotte Moss, and Frank Lebby Stanton on Rosy Living

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Today we celebrate an American poet, essayist, and editor who is often remembered in a photograph where she is dressed as Saint Barbara with a laurel wreath around her head. We’ll also learn about the woman who started a flower club that offered rare and exotic plants to Swedish homemakers during World War II. We’ll…

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Go Along Mister Winter

Frank Lebby Stanton

by Frank Lebby Stanton Go along, Mister Winter- Crawl into your frosty bed.  I’m longing like a lover For the watermelon red. — Frank Lebby Stanton, American lyricist   As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all. Frank Lebby Stanton

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