November 15, 2021 NYC Tree Canopy, Nutmeg, Flower Selections for a Box Garden, 1985 New York Spring Flower Show, Ray Bradbury, A House by the Sea by Bunny Williams, and Les Liliacees

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Today in botanical history, we celebrate nutmeg, some flower recommendations for a green garden, and the rebirth of the NYC flower show after a ten-year hiatus. We’ll hear an excerpt from some writing by Ray Bradbury. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a beautiful book by Bunny Williams. And then we’ll wrap things up with…

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December 23, 2020 Six Great Perennials for Design, John Jay, Francis Masson, Ann Batten Cristall, The Grow Your Own Food Handbook by Monte Burch, and Mystical Mistletoe Is Historical Sprig

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Today we celebrate a gardener who was also a Founding Father and a Governor of New York. We’ll also learn about a botanist who brought back the Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae “strel-IT-zee-ah REJ-in-ee”) as well as a plant that is now the oldest living potted plant at Kew. We hear a charming poem that…

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December 22, 2020 Tree Ferns, David Hosack, George Eliot, William B. Arnett, David Mas Masumoto, The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook by Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman and Lady Bird Johnson

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Today we celebrate the botanist and doctor who established the nation’s first public botanical garden. We’ll also learn about the English Victorian author who loved roses. We’ll recognize the inspiring former president and owner of Tulsa Greenhouse and Four State Wholesale. We’ll hear an excerpt about pruning from a peach farmer. We Grow That Garden…

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