July 15, 2022 Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, Joseph Campbell, Iris Murdoch, St. Swithin’s Day, Sarah Raven’s Wild Flowers by Sarah Raven, and Nellie McClung

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1793 Birth of Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, American scientist, educator, author, and editor. Her botany writing influenced women in the 1800s to…

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Nellie McClung

Nellie McClung

A Female Activist It was on this day in 1916, a photograph of Nellie McClung was taken with fellow suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst.   Nellie McClung earned Canadian women the right to vote.   Today you can explore Nellie’s home and garden in Calgary.   Although she is perhaps best known for her social activism, being…

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June 17, 2019 Reusing Potting Soil, Edwin Hunt, James Weldon Johnson, Alexander Braun, Nellie McClung, the University of Wisconsin’s Arboretum, Emily Dickinson, Joanne Shaw, The Plant Hunters by Carolyn Fry, Geranium Care, and Lajos Kossuth

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Do you change the oil in your window boxes and containers every spring? You really don’t need to – I don’t. Here’s what I do: I remove about a quarter to a third of the soil in my containers, and I put it in my potting soil bin. Then, I add a little perlite and…

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