Louise Beebe Wilder

Louise Beebe Wilder

One of America’s Greatest Garden Writers Today is the anniversary of the death of one of America’s greatest Garden writers and one of the 20th century’s most famous horticulturists, Louise Beebe Wilder. Louise was born into a wealthy family in Baltimore. After marrying an architect named Walter Wilder, they bought a country place – a…

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April 20, 2020 The Best Indoor Herb Gardens, Kitchen Scrap Gardening, Charles Plumier, Agnes Block, William Bartram, Louise Beebe Wilder, Joan Miró, Gardening Your Front Yard by Tara Nolan, and Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day

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Today we celebrate the French botanist and explorer who christened the Begonia, the Magnolia, and the Fuchsia. We’ll also learn about one of the best and earliest botanical collectors and artists in Holland – and she was a woman to boot. We celebrate the American naturalist born into one of our country’s botanical founding families.…

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Louise Beebe Wilder

Louise Beebe Wilder

One of America’s Greates Garden Writers Today is the birthday of one of America’s greatest Garden writers and one of the 20th Century’s most famous horticulturists, Louise Beebe Wilder. Louise was born into a wealthy family in Baltimore. After marrying an architect named Walter Wilder, they bought a country place – a 200-acre estate in…

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January 30, 2020 Good Garden Decisions, African Violets, George Ehret, Adelbert von Chamisso, Yerba Buena, Louise Beebe Wilder, Asa Gray, Ann Taylor, The Seed Underground by Janisse Ray, Garden Cloche, and Elizabeth Wirt

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Today we celebrate the botanical illustrator who was wrongfully fired from his first job and the French botanist who spent a month in California with a boatful of Russians. We’ll learn about the botanical name of the city where people leave their hearts, and we’ll fall in love with a classic garden writer from Bronxville,…

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July 25 2019 Cleome, the Physic Garden, William Forsyth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Joseph Sauriol, July Proverbs, The Fragrant Path by Louise Beebe Wilder, Farmers Market, and Flowers for Hamlet

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Are you growing, Cleome? My daughter just had her senior pictures taken, and I took some cuttings from the garden for her to hold during her photoshoot. For one of the pictures, I had her hold just one large white blossom in her hands. It looked like a giant puffball, and it had a very…

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