Bed in Summer

by Robert Louis Stevenson In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the tree, Or hear the grown-up people’s feet Still going past me…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the writer who dedicated his book called A Child’s Garden of Verses to his childhood nurse and the German botanist who lost all of his work in the Columbia River. We’ll learn about the big chrysanthemum show of 1916 in our Nation’s capital and the botanist who was one with Agaves. We’ll…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

I was reading on Facebook yesterday, and a friend had planted all of these autumn croci, colchicums, in her garden. Like any bulb, it takes lots of dedication to get them planted, and then you have all of the anticipations – waiting to see if they come up and if they meet your expectations. Anyway,…

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