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Today we celebrate the amateur botanist who was a two-time governor of South Carolina and the birthday of a French modernist painter who left peonies. We’ll learn about the man who brought European grapes to California and the most important Prussian garden-artist of the 19th century. Today’s Unearthed Words feature a poem about January. We…

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Today we celebrate an incredible woman, a true pioneer of Canada and a writer and botanical illustrator. We’ll learn about one of the most dedicated and famous bryologists, and she helped establish the New York Botanical Garden. Today’s Unearthed Words feature wonderful thoughts on the gardener’s favorite winter reading material – seed catalogs. We Grow…

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Today we celebrate the poet who wrote lustrously of Kubla Kahn’s summer garden and the French flower breeder who made our favorite plants even more sumptuous with double-flowers. We learn about the descendant of Olaf Rudbeck, who sought to create a legacy of peace and the rainforest expert who wrote the flora of Mexico. We’ll…

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If your garden looks a little sad right now, it could probably benefit from the addition of some no-fail fantastic fall perennials. Here are some of my favorites: If you have a sunny, wet area, Joe-Pye weed is a perfect choice. The blooms are super tall and a favorite with pollinators. The Latin name is…

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