20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who wrote extensively about the history and flora of Germantown and… We’ll learn about the 11-roomed garden created to honor the tobacco magnate James Buchanan Duke. We’ll hear some beautiful thoughts on nature by an English Victorian author who was born on this day in 1819. We Grow That Garden…

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by George Eliot Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love – that makes life and nature harmonize. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may…

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by George Eliot   I think I am quite wicked with roses. I like to gather them, and smell them till they have no scent left.     Note: Today is the 200th birthday of the English Victorian author George Eliot, who was born on this day in 1819. George Eliot was the pen name…

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by George Eliot You love the roses — so do I. I wish The sky would rain down roses, as they rain From off the shaken bush. Why will it not? Then all the valleys would be pink and white, And soft to tread on. They would fall as light As feathers, smelling sweet; and…

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George Eliot

by George Eliot It never rains roses; when we want more roses, we must plant more…    Note: Today is the 200th birthday of the English Victorian author George Eliot, who was born on this day in 1819. George Eliot was the pen name for a woman named Mary Ann Evans, and her many works…

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