The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh  This book came out in 2012, and this is a fictional novel.   And Vanessa’s book was a New York Times Best Seller, and it features the Victorian language of flowers. This is one of the books I always keep on…

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December 17, 2020 Five Low-Maintenance Annuals, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Charles Morren, Rachel Peden, Jean Hersey, The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh and Shooting Down Mistletoe

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Today we celebrate one of the world’s best composers and his intense appreciation of nature. We’ll also learn about the botanist who cracked the code on pollinating vanilla and came up with a new word for the cyclical nature of things. We’ll recognize the incredible written work of a daughter of Indiana – and yes,…

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January 21, 2020 The Winter Greenhouse, Ten Unusual Veggies to Grow, John Frémont, Robert Thornton, Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan, National Squirrel Appreciation Day, Snow Riddle, The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Plastic Saucers, and Erwin Frink Smith

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Today we celebrate a man known as “The Pathfinder” and the birthday of a man who impoverished himself writing a book in tribute to Carl Linnaeus. We’ll learn about the woman who was as passionate about botany as she was assisting with the war effort and today’s National Day that celebrates a garden creature. (Hint:…

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