September 9, 2019 The Miracle Tomato, Flowers of the Forest, Georg Ehret, James Arnold, Beverley Nichols, The Proven Winners Garden Book by Ruth Rogers Clausen and Thomas Christopher, Plants for Next Year, and Red Carnation Day

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

I thought I’d start today’s show off with a quote by Beverley Nichols from his book, Sunlight on the Lawn: “Why do insurance companies, when they want to describe an act of God, invariably pick on something which sounds much more like an act of the Devil? One would think that God was exclusively concerned…

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Remembering President McKinley on Carnation Day

President McKinley

“Last year, the president’s favorite flower was worn by hundreds in this city… It is expected that next Monday will see nearly everyone wearing the flower that usually adorned the lapel of the third martyr president.” September 9, 1903 On this day, The Akron Beacon Journal, out of Akron, Ohio, announced Carnation Day in a…

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