Ina Coolbrith by Aleta George

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s book recommendation: Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate by Aleta George I discovered Ina Coolbrith when I was researching Ettie Alexander. Ettie’s book on wildflowers included some poems by Coolbrith.  Coolbrith was the niece of THE Joseph Smith of the Mormon Church. She…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Plant height is one of the factors often indicated on plant tags. But mature height often takes ten years – especially if you’re talking about trees and shrubs. Most plants benefit from some amount of pruning – in which case their height can be controlled. BTW, Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on the planet.…

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