Unearthed Words

Unearthed Words
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All the words shared on The Daily Gardener podcast.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

By The Daily Gardener | December 7, 2020

by Henry Rowland Brown There’s a sound of a festive morrow, It rings with delight over the snow, Dispelling the shadows of sorrow With promise that makes the heart glow… An angel peeps in at the window, And smiles as he looketh around, And kisses the mistletoe berries That wave o’er the love-hallowed ground. As…

The Way That Leads To Winter

The Way That Leads To Winter

By The Daily Gardener | December 4, 2020

by Arthur St. John Adcock The way that leads to winter Will lead to summer too, For all roads end in other roads Where we may start anew.     As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all. Still growing…

The Garden Year

The Garden Year

By The Daily Gardener | December 3, 2020

by Sara Coleridge January brings the snow, Makes our feet and fingers glow. February brings the rain, Thaws the frozen lake again. March brings breezes, loud and shrill, To stir the dancing daffodil. April brings the primrose sweet, Scatters daisies at our feet. May brings flocks of pretty lambs Skipping by their fleecy dams. June…

Roses in December

Roses in December

By The Daily Gardener | December 2, 2020

by James Matthew Barrie, Scottish novelist, playwright, and the creator of Peter Pan God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December. As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all. Still growing…

To the Bramble Flower

To the Bramble Flower

By The Daily Gardener | December 1, 2020

by Ebenezer Elliott Thy fruit full well the schoolboy knows, Wild Brambles of the brake! So put thou forth thy small white rose; I love it for his sake.       Today is the anniversary of the death of the English poet Ebenezer Elliott who died on this day, December 1, 1849.    …

The Healing Powers of Flowers

The Healing Powers of Flowers

By The Daily Gardener | November 30, 2020

by Charlotte Fiske Bates Although the heart is very sore from loss,   Yet there are healing powers; It eases much the burden of a cross   To cover it with flowers. Faith, hope, and love – the blossoms of the three   Help heal the hurt of our humanity.       Today is…

Suspicions

Suspicions

By The Daily Gardener | November 30, 2020

by Charlotte Fiske Bates Of those that make our honey, it is known   That feared and beaten back, they turn and sting. While, fearlessly, if they are let alone,   In time they fly away on harmless wing. And so suspicions buzz like angry bees:  Do they torment you with their threatened stings? Oh!…

Woodbines in October

Woodbines in October

By The Daily Gardener | November 30, 2020

by Charlotte Fiske Bates As dyed in blood, the streaming vines appear,   While long and low, the wind about them grieves. The heart of autumn must have broken here   And poured its treasure out upon the leaves.         Today is the birthday of the American writer and poet Charlotte Fiske…

A Song of May

A Song of May

By The Daily Gardener | November 27, 2020

by Phebe Ann Holder The fragrant lily of the vale, The violet’s breath on passing gale. Anemones mid last year’s leaves, Arbutus sweet in trailing wreaths, From waving lights of a forest glade The light ferns hide beneath the shade. – Phebe Ann Holder, New England poet, A Song of May     November 27,…

A Song of October

A Song of October

By The Daily Gardener | November 27, 2020

by Phebe Ann Holder The softened light, the veiling haze, The calm repose of autumn days, Steal gently over the troubled breast, Soothing life’s weary cares to rest. – Phebe Ann Holder, New England poet, A Song of October         November 27, 1824 Today is the birthday of the New England poet…

Chestnuts

Chestnuts

By The Daily Gardener | November 26, 2020

by John Evelyn Chestnuts are delicacies for princes and a lusty and masculine food for rustics and make women well-complexioned. As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all. Still growing…

Thanksgving Flower

Thanks

By The Daily Gardener | November 26, 2020

by Aileen Fisher T  Thanks for time to be together, turkey, talk, and tangy weather. H  for harvest stored away, home, and hearth, and holiday. A  for autumn’s frosty art and abundance in the heart. N  for neighbors, and November, nice things, new things to remember. K  for kitchen, kettles’ croon, kith, and kin expected…

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