February 12, 2021 Organizing the Garden Shed, Jan Swammerdam, George Jackman, Walking Through the Garden at Night, Desert Gardens of Steve Martino by Caren Yglesias, and Celebrating William Mason

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Today we celebrate the man who discovered the queen bee had ovaries, and he also said the head of the colony was not a king – but a queen. We’ll also learn about the family behind the ubiquitous Jackman Clematis – it’s the one with the large dark purple flowers with yellow centers. We hear…

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Remembering British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Love of Gardening

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“After Arthur’s death, newspaper accounts shared that he was buried in his garden next to his garden shed. Arthur’s garden hut was the place Arthur went to write his stories about one of the world’s best-loved detectives: Sherlock Holmes.” July 7, 1930 On this day, British writer and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died.  …

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