20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who named the very first plant for his mentor Carl Linnaeus, and we celebrate the 160th birthday of one of the country’s wealthiest orchidologists and the founder of the American Orchid Society. We’ll hear some garden poetry on leaves and November. We Grow That Garden Library with a book from one of…

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Harold Nicolson

Eternal Spring Today is the birthday of the diplomat Harold Nicolson who was born on this day in 1886. In 1930, Sissinghurst Castle – at least what was left of it – was bought by Harold Nicolson and his wife, Vita Sackville-West, who restored the house and created the famous garden, which was given to…

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