August 2, 2020 How to Brighten Up the Garden with Hollyhocks, Thomas Gainsborough, Hawaii’s First Potato, John Bartram, Wallace Stevens, August Weather Folklore, How They Decorated by P. Gaye Tapp and Charlotte Moss, and Andrea Brunsendorf’s Container Recipe

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Today we remember the master landscape and portrait painter who grew up with a magnificent mulberry tree. We learn about the planting of the first potato in Hawaii, and the discovery of a tree named for Benjamin Franklin. We also remember the poet who was inspired not by his day job at an insurance company,…

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Garden Day at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens

Just a quick heads up that tomorrow, August 3, is Garden Day at Longwood Gardens.   There is a keynote presentation from Matt Ross, who is the Director of Continuing Education there.   Matt will give two Keynote talks titled, “Go Green, Go White, Get Variegated,” and another one called “Hidden Gems: the Best Gardens…

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