Letitia Elizabeth Landon

L.E.L Poetry Today is the birthday of the English poet and novelist Letitia Elizabeth Landon – and when she first started out, she signed her poems with her initials – L.E.L. Letitia wrote, “I will look on the stars and look on thee, and read the page of thy destiny.” Letitia’s destiny was set in…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a historic elm tree in Boston. And we remember the Romantic English poet who went by L.E.L. We’ll also learn about the magazine that helped launch the National Audubon Society. We salute the Scottish nurseryman who elevated to the top echelons of British horticulture. We also remember the Iowa botanist who dedicated…

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