Algernon Swinburne

#OTD Charles Baudelaire (Books By This Author), the French poet, was born on this day in 1821. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.”  As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful…

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Algernon Swinburne

The poet, Algernon Swinburne, was born on this day in 1837. In his poem, A Forsaken Garden, he describes a garden – or rather, “the ghost of a garden.” At the beginning of the show, we talked about the dreams we have for our gardens. In this poem, the dreamer of the garden has left, and…

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