20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the first woman to receive a Bachelor of Science in Forestry. We’ll also remember the Academy Award-winning actress who narrated a 1990’s PBS series called Gardens of the World. We hear a sweet little garden poem that celebrates spring. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a fantastic book about gardening in the…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a man who published his garden journal in a book – and inspired countless gardeners and gardener writers with his resonant words. We’ll also learn about a young botanist with drive and good intentions, as well as a personal beef with another botanist – both of these men had a dramatic impact on…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate an iconic tree of England – a holy tree with biblical and cultural significance. We’ll also learn about a botanist whose last name is similar to the surname of Carl Linnaeus’s in-laws – and that has caused some confusion over the years. We’ll take a look back at some unflattering words about…

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Henry Arthur Bright

A Year in a Lancashire Garden On this day in 1873, the gardener and writer Henry Arthur Bright began a diary, which would become known as the book “A Year in a Lancashire Garden” – one of the most beloved garden biographies of the nineteenth century. Bright’s book would inspire future garden writers like Eleanor…

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