George Bernard Shaw

Shaw’s Corner Today is the birthday of the Irish playwright and critic George Bernard Shaw. In 1906, when he was 50 years old, George and his wife Charlotte bought an ivy-covered brick country house set on almost four acres of land that ultimately became known as Shaw’s Corner in Ayot St Lawrence.  For over four…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we remember a pioneering seedsman out of Rockford, Illinois, whose company became the world’s largest mail-order seed company. We’ll also learn about an Irish playwright and critic who had a unique writing hut in his garden. We recognize the botanist who botanized in Yellowstone for an entire summer. We also revisit some July Folklore…

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