April 20, 2022 Pietro Aretino, Peter Barr, Henri Frederic Amiel, Flavors from the Garden by William Woys Weaver, and William Bartram

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Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart   Support The Daily Gardener Buy Me A Coffee    Connect for FREE! The Friday Newsletter |  Daily Gardener Community   Historical Events 1492 Birth of Pietro Aretino (“Pee-et-tro Air-ah-TEE-no”), Italian writer, poet,  and blackmailer. He was critical of the powerful and sympathetic to religious…

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February 17, 2021 Stickiness as a Plant Weapon, Rudolph Jacob Camerarius, Reginald Farrer, The Over-Nurturer Gardening Style, The Earth Moved by Amy Stewart, and the Birth Flowers of February

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Today we celebrate one of the earliest botanists and his essential discoveries about plant physiology. We’ll also learn about a man known as the ‘Prince of Alpine gardeners.’ We hear the story of a woman who over-nurturers her houseplants. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about worms from one of the best garden…

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February’s Birthflowers: Violet and Primrose

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“After he was exiled to Elba, Napoleon vowed to return before the Violet season. Napoleon’s followers used the Violet to weed out his detractors. They would ask strangers if they liked Violets; a positive response was the sign of a loyal Napoleon supporter.” February 18, 2020 Even though roses are often associated with February (thanks…

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