20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who discovered that plants have circadian rhythms. We’ll learn about the 20-acre estate that had the very first lawn mowed by a lawnmower in the United States. We’ll hear some truly lovely and a little melancholy poetry about November.  We Grow That Garden Library with a book about the official national tree…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the man who wrote extensively about the history and flora of Germantown and… We’ll learn about the 11-roomed garden created to honor the tobacco magnate James Buchanan Duke. We’ll hear some beautiful thoughts on nature by an English Victorian author who was born on this day in 1819. We Grow That Garden…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the French admiral and explorer who had a female botanist posing as a male valet on his voyage. We’ll learn about the botanist who is remembered by the State Flower of California and the Landscape Architect, who restored the entire Landscape of Colonial Williamsburg. We’ll learn about the Spanish rose breeder who…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who bred more than 40 types of pears – including our most popular varieties. We’ll learn about the cultural meanings associated with the chrysanthemum and the Swedish botanist who posed as a Dutchman to botanize in Japan. We’ll hear some thoughts on November from one of my favorite garden writers…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the botanist who is considered the Father of Taxonomy and the young Landscape Architect who learned by taking weekly walking tours of gardens. We’ll learn about the botanist who saved Kew Garden and the most famous garden designer you’ve never heard of We’ll listen to a little garden folklore for November and…

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