20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a female botanist who fought to get recognition for women by the Linnaean Society. We’ll also learn about the German poet who loved trees. We’ll celebrate the Welsh garden-marker extraordinaire and also one of the all-time greats – a botanist from California. And, we’ll also honor the life of The Bird Woman…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Do you have delphiniums in your garden? I used to start every summer by planting twenty delphiniums in front of my porch. By the time my red lilies were popping, my delphinium would be 4 feet tall. In that same area, I had planted white astilbe and alyssum; I had a little red, white, and…

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Trees Are Sanctuaries

by Herman Hesse A tree says: A kernel is hidden in me, a spark, a thought, I am life from eternal life. The attempt and the risk that the eternal mother took with me is unique, unique the form and veins of my skin, unique the smallest play of leaves in my branches and the…

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Herman Hesse

by Herman Hesse Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.   As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all. Herman Hesse

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