Skip to content

Posts Tagged ‘Photo Friday’

June 14, 2019 Sunflowers, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ruth Stout, President Harding, G. K. Chesterton, Emily Dickinson, In Bloom by Clare Nolan, Photo Friday, and Making Pineapple Flowers

The Daily Gardener Podcast Album Cover

Are you planning to grow Sunflowers this year?   Five years ago, Hans-Peter Schiffer toppled the Guinness World Record for third year in a row – growing a sunflower that was 30’1″ tall!    Over at the Facebook group for the show, you can check out a time lapse video of sunflowers growing from seed…

Read More

May 31, 2019 Why Do You Garden, Charles McIlvaine, Virginia Woolf, Martha Maxwell, Walt Whitman, This Compost, Photo Friday, Hosta Inventory, Calvin Lamborn and the invention of Sugar Snap Peas

The Daily Gardener Podcast Album Cover

Why do you garden?   This was a question that was posted in a Facebook group I belong to, and it received over 1400 responses.   The most popular were: its calming to bring beauty into my life to connect with nature healthy food There’s another benefit that many people often overlook: staying physically active.…

Read More

May 17, 2019 Ready to Garden, Botticelli, George Glenny, Requirements for Plant Explorers, Bernadette Cozart, Rocky Mountain Field Botany Course, Market Garden Workshop at Green Cauldron Farm, James Hunt, The Golden Circle, Hal Borland, and another Photo Friday in the Garden

The Daily Gardener Podcast Album Cover

Are you feeling it yet? The urge to get going in the garden?   I was reading a book from 1915 about spring, it started this way, “If you are not dead, you will feel the sap start within you…”   Everyone comes to the garden in their own time.   If you’re not yet…

Read More

May 10, 2019 Botanical Intuition, Leonard Mascall, John Hope, Alan Grimmel, Canada’s Compost Week, The Friends School Plant Sale, Cecelia Payne, Botanical Sketchbook, Helen and William Bynum, Photo Friday, and Mascall on Tree Placement

The Daily Gardener Podcast Album Cover

Have you ever intuited the name of a plant?   A few years ago, I traveled to San Diego. I was sitting on a bench outside the hotel and I spied the most amazing blossom – three bright orange petals and three blue petals – it looked like the head of a bird.   My…

Read More

April 26, 2019 Placement of Early Spring Bloomers, Eugene Delacroix, Charles Townes, Irma Franzen-Heinrichsdorff, John J. Audobon, Frederick Law Olmsted, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Kavanagh, Justin Martin, Photo Friday, Anna Eliza Reed Woodcock, and the Michigan State Flower

The Daily Gardener Podcast Album Cover

How close are your earliest bloomers to your front door?   Your crocus, snowdrops, iris, daffodils, tulips, forsythia, daphnes, and magnolias.   When I redid my front garden last year, the designer had put all my earliest bloomers right near the front porch and walk.  When I asked her reasoning, she reminded me of our…

Read More

April 19, 2019 Signature Plant, National Garlic Day, Gilroy Garlic Festival, E. Lucy Braun, Gilbert White, Primrose Day, Nancy Cardozo, Fiona Davison, Photo Friday, and Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli 

The Daily Gardener Podcast Album Cover

Does your garden have a signature plant?   If you can’t decide, maybe it’s time to let your garden do the talking.    Complete the following sentence: My garden has the perfect spot to grow…. (fill in the blank).    For instance, you may have the perfect spot  to grow anemone.   I remember going…

Read More
Scroll To Top