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The Daily Gardener is a Monday - Friday Gardening Podcast. ⏰ Every day the show features: 🗞 Garden News & Advice 🏰 Botanical History & Literature 🖌 📚 An Inspiring Garden Book Recommendation 🌟 Botanic Sparks - Stories to Grow a Gardener’s Heart ❤️🌸🌱 Note to writers and creatives: I love highlighting the work of folks who write about botany, horticulture, and gardening. So if you fall into that category please reach out. Read more & connect on Social Media or at thedailygardener.org

The Daily Gardener is a Monday - Friday Gardening Podcast. ⏰ Every day the show features: 🗞 Garden News & Advice 🏰 Botanical History & Literature 🖌 📚 An Inspiring Garden Book Recommendation 🌟 Botanic Sparks - Stories to Grow a Gardener’s Heart ❤️🌸🌱 Note to writers and creatives: I love highlighting the work of folks who write about botany, horticulture, and gardening. So if you fall into that category please reach out. Read more & connect on Social Media or at thedailygardener.org

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United States

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The Daily Gardener is a Monday - Friday Gardening Podcast. ⏰ Every day the show features: 🗞 Garden News & Advice 🏰 Botanical History & Literature 🖌 📚 An Inspiring Garden Book Recommendation 🌟 Botanic Sparks - Stories to Grow a Gardener’s Heart ❤️🌸🌱 Note to writers and creatives: I love highlighting the work of folks who write about botany, horticulture, and gardening. So if you fall into that category please reach out. Read more & connect on Social Media or at thedailygardener.org

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English

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612-812-3043


Episodes

April 15, 2021 Propagating Your Favorite Herbs, Elisabeth Christina von Linné, Francis Hallé, Christina Rossetti, A Wilder Life by Celestine Maddy, and Alexander Garden

4/15/2021
Today we celebrate a Swedish botanist with a famous father who observed flashes of light emitting from her nasturtiums. We'll also learn about a modern-day forest advocate and conservationist on a mission to create something he calls a primary forest in France. We’ll hear a poem about spring from the charming Christina Georgina Rossetti. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that calls us to lead a wilder life - connecting with nature to find balance, energy, and restoration. And then...

Duration:00:26:33

April 14, 2021 Austin Trees After the Freeze, Helene Cramer, Henry Walter Bates, Ernest Hemingway, James Sowerby by Paul Henderson, and Jim Zampini

4/14/2021
Today we celebrate a German landscape and flower painter who was forbidden to paint by her father. We'll also learn about a self-taught botanist who spent nearly a dozen years in the Amazon rainforest. We hear an excerpt about spring from the man who wrote A Farewell to Arms. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about one of the 19th-century’s top botanical illustrators. And then we’ll wrap things up with a little story from the 2017 Beijing Crabapple Conference. Subscribe Apple...

Duration:00:25:56

April 13, 2021 The Arts and Crafts Movement, Eudora Welty, Mary Strong Clemens, The Rush of Spring, Imperial Nature by Jim Endersby, and International Plant Appreciation Day

4/12/2021
Today we celebrate a writer and avid gardener who, as an adult, gardened beside her mother for decades. We'll also learn about a botanist and prolific plant collector who traveled along with her minister husband as he worked in the Philippines. We hear some thoughts about how quickly spring goes by. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. And then we’ll wrap things up with International Plant Appreciation Day. Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify |...

Duration:00:15:45

April 12, 2021 North-Facing Garden Ideas, Zina Pitcher, Thomas Nuttal, Willis Linn Jepson, Edith Pargeter, Hydrangeas by Naomi Slade and National Licorice Day

4/12/2021
Today we celebrate the American doctor and amateur botanist who left a legacy in Michigan. We'll also learn about the first botanist to explore Michigan. We’ll recognize the man who started the California Botanical Society. We hear a quick thought on spring from Ellis Peters. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a beautiful book about Hydrangea. And then we’ll wrap things up with National Licorice Day Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart To listen to the show while...

Duration:00:16:38

April 9, 2021 Derek Jarman on Gardening, Joseph Trimble Rothrock, Phoebe Lankester, E. J. Scovell, How to Houseplant by Heather Rodino, and Sidewalk Chalk Tree Labels

4/9/2021
Today we celebrate a botanist remembered as the Father of Forestry. We'll also learn about a 19th-century female garden writer who loved wildflowers. We’ll recognize the broadcasting Anniversary of a popular Garden television program. We hear words from a poet that was admired by Vita Sackville West and the poem compares the iris and the tulip. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about Houseplants and how to keep them happy and healthy. And then we’ll wrap things up with a story...

Duration:00:21:49

April 8, 2021 Ten Quick Spring Garden Chores, John Claudius London, Mary Pickford, Lilja Roger’s Crocus Poem, Heaven is a Garden by Jan Johnsen and the Betty Ford Alpine Garden

4/8/2021
Today we celebrate one of the most prolific garden writers of the 1800s. We'll also learn about a Hollywood legend who ate roses... We hear an adorable poem about the crocus. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that helps us make our own little piece of heaven here on earth in the form of a garden. And then we’ll wrap things up with the living legacy - a garden - that honors the memory of a trailblazing first lady. Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Stitcher | iHeart To...

Duration:00:23:54

April 7, 2021 Styling a Botanical Bookshelf, Michel Adanson, David Fairchild, William Wordsworth, Heal Thyself by Benjamin Woolley, and the Power of a Sunny Spring Day

4/7/2021
Today we celebrate a botanist who is honored by the genus for the spectacular Baobab tree. We’ll recognize the man who became a globetrotting botanist and even a food spy and ultimately introduced more than 200,000 plants to the United States, We’ll hear some words from a poet gardener, ecologist, and naturalist, who celebrates his 251st birthday today. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about the pioneering herbalist Nicholas Culpeper. And then we’ll wrap things up with a fun...

Duration:00:01:21

April 6, 2021 The ‘Plant for Peace, Johann Zinn, California Poppy Day, North With the Spring, Happy Orchid by Sara Rittershausen, and the Florida botanist Alvan Chapman

4/6/2021
Today we celebrate the man who is remembered with the much-loved Zinnia We'll also learn about the California Poppy and California Poppy Day, which is celebrated today. We hear one of my favorite passages about springtime. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a lovely book about Orchids - that’s sure to bring a smile. And then we’ll wrap things up with the story of a wonderful botanist who did tremendous work in the Southern part of the United States and he is remembered fondly still...

Duration:00:22:42

April 5, 2021 Cottage Garden Ideas, Matthias Schleiden, Zina Pitcher, Lilies of the Valley Fabergé egg, Edward Giobbi, Happy Bonsai by Micheal Tran, and Anne Scott-James

4/5/2021
Today we celebrate the botanist who discovered cells in plants and helped to establish cell theory. We'll also learn about an amateur botanist who had a tremendous impact on the University of Michigan. We’ll remember the gift of a stunning Fabergé egg known as The Lilies of the Valley egg. We hear a delightful verse about spring from a popular cookbook author. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about Bonsai. And then we’ll wrap things up with the story of one of England’s great...

Duration:00:16:51

March 26, 2021 Stream These Awesome Garden Shows, Lady Luxborough, William Woodville, The Sower, George Washington Carver by Christina Vella, and Robert Frost

3/26/2021
Today we celebrate a woman who was outcast and imprisoned in her own home and so she became a gardener. We'll also learn about a man who wrote one of the most useful and beautiful medical botany books. We’ll hear a charming garden verse from an English writer and poet. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about one of America’s greatest botanists. And then we’ll wrap things up with a sweet little garden poem from an American poet laureate. Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify |...

Duration:00:18:31

March 25, 2021 Top 10 Botanical Discoveries During Covid, Nehemiah Grew, Adolf Engler, Mary Gladys Webb, Folklore and Symbolism of Flowers, Plants and Trees by Ernst Lehner and Johanna Lehner, and Violets

3/25/2021
Today we celebrate the man remembered as the Father of Plant Anatomy. We'll also learn about a man who developed his own system fr classifying plant families and then we’ll chat a bit about why knowing your plant families can be a beneficial skill to add to your gardening expertise. We hear a little poem today from an English writer who was born on this day - she led an incredible life and died young. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about a great topic - Plant Folklore. And then...

Duration:00:31:39

March 24, 2021 A Fantastic Native Plant Resource, Mark Catesby, Aven Nelson, Bloodroot, Gardens in the Spirit of Place by Page Dickey, and Humphry Repton

3/24/2021
Today we celebrate a remarkable English naturalist and artist. We'll also learn about the man known as the Rocky Mountain botanist. We hear a journal entry about bloodroot. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about place and how location, location, location is just as important to gardens as it is to real estate. And then we’ll wrap things up with the story of a Landscape Gardener that broke away from the style used by his mentor Capability Brown - and he even coined the term...

Duration:00:26:01

March 23, 2021 Plant-Shaking Trend, John Bartram, Arabella Elizabeth Roupell, The Tree Poem, Gardening When It Counts by Steve Solomon, and National Chia Day

3/23/2021
Today we celebrate one of American’s earliest botanists. We'll also learn about a fantastic English flower painter who was mentored by Nathaniel Wallich after meeting him in Cape Town - they happened to be staying at the same hotel. We’ll hear a little poem about budding trees. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book getting back to the basics Growing all the food you need with just for hand tools. No fuss no muss. And then we’ll wrap things up with some fun; it's National Chia...

Duration:00:19:46

March 22, 2021 Cemetery White Iris, Henry David Thoreau, Christine Buisman, Thomas Carew, Garden Time by W.S. Merwin, and America’s First Horticultural Society

3/22/2021
Today we celebrate a journal entry about spring and sap and microclimates. We'll also learn about a young Dutch botanist who determined the cause of Dutch Elm Disease. We’ll hear a poem about spring from a beloved English poet. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about the Garden from a man who was never in a hurry, who fought to preserve trees, and sought to work with nature. And then we’ll wrap things up with the story of the earliest horticulture society in the United...

Duration:00:16:47

March 19, 2021 Hunting Century Oaks for Notre Dame, Stella Ross-Craig, Charles Joseph Sauriol, The Art of Outdoor Living, Garden Secrets of Bunny Mellon by Linda Holden, and The Plant Messiah

3/19/2021
Today we celebrate one of the best British scientific botanical artists of the 20th century. We'll also learn about a Canadian naturalist who was battling a mole problem on this day 83 years ago today. We hear a wonderful excerpt from a garden design book published two years ago today We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about the secret design tips of the great Bunny Mellon. And then we’ll wrap things up with a glimpse behind the scenes of life as a student botanist at...

Duration:00:28:31

March 18, 2021 The Chrysanthemum Comeback, Johnny Appleseed, Percy Thrower, The Left Hand of Nature, Garden Design Workbook by John Brookes, Harriet Barnes Pratt and Gardens on Parade

3/18/2021
Today we celebrate the birthday of a man many of us have heard about, but the details of his life story are even more compelling than the legend that is part of his legacy. We'll also learn about a gardener and broadcaster who was beloved by millions and who started off his lifelong career as a gardener at Windsor Castle. We hear an excerpt today from one of my favorite meditation books on nature. We Grow That Garden Library™ with an oldy but goody - a classic workbook on garden...

Duration:00:25:00

March 17, 2021 How to Decorate for Spring, William Withering, Penelope Lively, Ernst Dieffenbach, Garden Design Review by Ralf Knoflach and Robert Schäfer, and Arthur's Shurcliff’s Revival Garden Design

3/17/2021
Today we celebrate a man who revealed the medicinal properties of Digitalis or Foxglove. We'll also learn about an English author and gardener who wrote about the gardens of her life, and she turns 88 years old today. We hear an excerpt about a Scientist, Explorer, revolutionary, and Outcast who became one of New Zealand's Great Explorers. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about high-end garden design. And then we’ll wrap things up with a story about the man who revived the town,...

Duration:00:29:31

March 16, 2021 Rewilding Your Land, Anna Atkins, Martinus Beijerinck ("By-a-rink”), Constance Spry during WWII, Garden Design Master Class by Carl Dellatore, and the Legend of the Trailing Arbutus

3/16/2021
Today we celebrate a woman who made botanical art through her pioneering photography. We'll also learn about a man who discovered something new and gave it a name that we are all too familiar with today: the virus. We hear an excerpt from a book about one of the world’s top floral designers and gardeners and what it was like to have a flower shop during the height of WWII. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a fantastic book about garden design - it doesn’t get much better than this...

Duration:00:20:39

March 15, 2021 The Rule of 3 For Pollinator Plants, Archibald Menzies, Liberty Hyde Bailey, Roy Lancaster Remembers a Snow Gum Tree, Gaia's Garden by Toby Hemenway, and the Indiana State Flower

3/15/2021
Today we celebrate the man who introduced Europe to the Piggyback Plant - it’s now a popular houseplant. We'll also learn about the man who was an early evangelist for gardening and working with Mother Nature. We hear an excerpt from a book by a celebrated plantsman as he discusses a beloved snow gum tree. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a joyful book about permaculture. And then we’ll wrap things up with the colorful story about the Indiana State Flower and how the Zinnia lost to the...

Duration:00:31:04

March 12, 2021 National Plant-a-Flower Day, Francesco Franceschi, Nancy Goodwin, Allen Lacy, the Three-Tulip House, Forest by Matt Collins and the Kansas State Flower: the Sunflower

3/12/2021
Today we celebrate a man remembered for bringing a ton of new and exciting plant species to California and his profound impact on Santa Barbara in particular. We'll also learn about a year of letter-writing between two garden greats. We hear an excerpt about the first time tulip bulbs were used as money. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a stunning book about our relationship with trees. And then we’ll wrap things up with the sunny State Flower of Kansas: the...

Duration:00:21:33