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The Daily Gardener is a gardening podcast that is published every weekday. Jennifer Ebeling shares thoughts and brevities to help you grow. She writes and records the show in her home studio in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota. Show notes and additional information are available at thedailygardener.org

The Daily Gardener is a gardening podcast that is published every weekday. Jennifer Ebeling shares thoughts and brevities to help you grow. She writes and records the show in her home studio in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota. Show notes and additional information are available at thedailygardener.org

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United States

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The Daily Gardener is a gardening podcast that is published every weekday. Jennifer Ebeling shares thoughts and brevities to help you grow. She writes and records the show in her home studio in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota. Show notes and additional information are available at thedailygardener.org

Language:

English

Contact:

612-812-3043


Episodes

February 14, 2020 Broken Plant Pots, Growing Chives, Captain James Cook, The Apple Paring Machine, Henry David Thoreau, Willow, the Philadelphia Botanical Club, A Taste for Herbs by Sue Goetz, Eleanor Bor and The Adventures Of A Botanist’s Wife

2/14/2020
Today we celebrate one of Britain's great explorers and the first apple parer. We'll learn about the wonderful willow, and we'll celebrate the very first field trip of the Philadelphia Botanical Club, which happened 128 years ago today. Today's Unearthed Words feature poems from the author of Anne of Green Gables. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that essentially offers an herb seasoning master class in between its pages I'll talk about a garden item that comes in handy for...

Duration:00:29:26

February 13, 2020 North Carolina Wildflower of the Year, Vita Sackville-West, Joseph Banks, Lewis David von Schweinitz, Jeremiah Bailey, Julia Dorr, A Sting in the Tale by Dave Goulson, and Maria L Owen

2/13/2020
Today we celebrate the botanist who sailed with Captain James Cook on the Endeavor and the man regarded as the father of North American mycology. We'll learn about the man who patented the first practical lawnmower 198 years ago today. Today's Unearthed Words feature a poet and writer who used the names Flora or Florilla as her pseudonyms. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about one man's adventures with bumblebees. I'll talk about a flexible and tough garden item to help you...

Duration:00:39:07

February 12, 2020 Edible Flowers, Penelope Hobhouse, Jan Swammerdam, William Mason, Charles Darwin, February Poems, Grow Fruit & Vegetables in Pots by Aaron Bertelsen, Paper Pot Maker, and George Jackman I & II

2/12/2020
Today we celebrate the Dutch botanist who figured out the king bee was actually a queen and the poet gardener who preferred curves over straight lines. We'll learn about the evolutionist who started out as a staunch Christian and who once wrote, "I did not in the least doubt the strict and literal truth of every word in the Bible." Today's Unearthed Words feature thoughts about February, our shortest month. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that is brand new - just released...

Duration:00:34:21

February 11, 2020 Penelope Hobhouse, Fertilizer Numbers, Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, William Shenstone, Charles Daubeny, Winter Poems, A Botanist's Vocabulary by Susan K. Pell and Bobbi Angell, Jute Twine, and February Folklore

2/11/2020
Today we celebrate a woman who was once the wealthiest woman in England, and she happily spent a fortune on plants. We also celebrate the man who transformed his family farm into a glorious garden. And, we'll learn about the Oxford professor who is remembered by a flower known as the "Jewel of the Desert." Today's Unearthed Words feature thoughts on winter. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that will help you develop a botanist's vocabulary. I'll talk about a garden item you can...

Duration:00:23:39

February 10, 2020 Midwinter Trees, Plant Health Resolutions, Jan Gronovius, Benjamin Smith Barton, Winifred Mary Letts, Jack Heslop-Harrison, Snow Poems, A Land Remembered by Patrick D Smith, Wood Markers, and Laura Ingalls Wilder

2/10/2020
Today we celebrate the man who suggested naming the Twinflower for Linnaeus and the botanist who gave Meriwether Lewis a crash course in botany. We'll learn about the English writer who wrote, that, "God once loved a garden we learn in holy writ and seeing gardens in the spring, I well can credit it." And we also tip our hats to the British botanist who loved the common spotted orchid. Today's Unearthed Words feature words about the white stuff covering our gardens right now: snow. We...

Duration:00:29:15

February 7, 2020 Australian Plants, NYBG’s Poetic Botany, Cadwallader Colden, Jane Colden, John Deere, Charles Dickens, A Rich Spot of Earth by Peter Hatch, and Dr. Jan Salick

2/7/2020
Today we celebrate the botanist who served as Lieutenant Governor of New York and the first American female botanist in America. We'll learn about the man who changed agriculture forever with his invention. Today's Unearthed Words feature the English Victorian author born today. He loved geraniums. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that features Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary garden at Monticello. I'll talk about a garden item that will heat things up... And, then, we'll wrap...

Duration:00:34:23

February 6, 2020 The Aphid Alarm Pheromone, Stealing Cuttings, Prospero Alpini, Joseph Sabine, Capability Brown, Edgar Anderson, Charles Heiser, Winter World by Bernd Heinrich, Ladbrooke Soil Blocker, and Spam with Loganberry Sauce

2/6/2020
Today we celebrate the Italian botanist who introduced coffee and bananas to Europe and the botanist who described new varieties of mums from China on this day in 1822. We'll learn about the man who could see the capabilities of a landscape In the botanist who wrote encouraging letters to one of his students. Today's Unearthed Words Feature sayings and poems about the winter mindset. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that helps you encourage different types of wildlife into your...

Duration:00:28:31

February 5, 2020 Growing Turnips, Piet Blanckaert Terrace Garden, John Lindley, Meriwether Lewis, Friedrich Welwitsch, the New England Botanical Club, James Van Sweden, February Poems, Winter World by Bernd Heinrich, Okatsune Hedge Shears and the Happy Hu

2/5/2020
Today we celebrate the savior of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, and the fir tree described by Meriwether Lewis as "Fir No. 5." We'll learn about the man who discovered a plant that was called "the ugliest yet most botanically magnificent plant in the world" by Joseph Dalton Hooker. And, we celebrate the 124th birthday of the founding of the New England Botanical Club as well as the Landscape architect who helped create the New American Garden. Today's Unearthed Words feature poems about...

Duration:00:28:55

February 4, 2020 The American Museum & Gardens, Weeds to Love and Loathe, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Henri Dutrochet, John Heinz, Lanning Roper, Winter Words,Witch Doctor's Apprentice by Nicole Maxwell, Grow Light, and the 1931 Early Spring in Brai

2/4/2020
Today we celebrate the Swiss botanist who started a botanical Dynasty and the man who coined the term osmosis. We’ll learn about the American landscape architect who made England his home and cheered on so many gardeners with his book Successful Town Gardening. Today’s Unearthed Words feature words about winter. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about hunting for medicinal plants in the Amazon. I’ll talk about a garden item to help you get growing and then we’ll wrap things up...

Duration:00:23:14

February 3, 2020 Yellow Milkweed, Carnivorous Plants From Columbus Ohio, Frederick Traugott Pursh, Carl Ludwig Blume, February Garden Poems & Prose, You Can Grow African Violets By Joyce Stark, And National Carrot Cake Day

2/3/2020
Today we celebrate the man who wrote the Flora of North America from across the pond in London much to the chagrin of American botanists. We’ll learn about the Dutch botanist who discovered the phalaenopsis orchid and the coleus on the island of Java. Today’s Unearthed Words review some sayings about the month of February in the garden. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that helps us grow African violets. I’ll talk about a decorative item for your garden, deck, or porch, and then...

Duration:00:29:58

January 31, 2020 Calendula Tincture, Growing Artichokes, Melvin Bergeson, the American Iris Society, Isabella Preston, Hazel Schmoll, Horace Hagedorn, Bernard Barton, Life List by Olivia Gentile, Wooden Letters, Prospect Cottage and Derek Jarman.

1/31/2020
Today we celebrate the man who found a splendid crabapple growing in his nursery and the anniversary of a society that celebrates the flower of the rainbow, We'll learn about the “Grand Lady of Canadian Horticulture" and a Colorado State botanist who fought to protect the Columbine. Today’s Unearthed Words, we hear simple poems from a Quaker poet. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about a Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds. I'll talk about a garden item that will...

Duration:00:37:52

January 30, 2020 Good Garden Decisions, African Violets, George Ehret, Adelbert von Chamisso, Yerba Buena, Louise Beebe Wilder, Ann Taylor, The Seed Underground by Janisse Ray, Garden Cloche, and Elizabeth Wirt

1/30/2020
Today we celebrate the botanical illustrator who was wrongfully fired from his first job and the French botanist who spent a month in California with a boatful of Russians. We'll learn about the botanical name of the city where people leave their hearts, and we’ll fall in love with a classic garden writer from Bronxville, New York. Today’s Unearthed Words feature an English poet who loved gardens and wrote many poems about them. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that talks about...

Duration:00:34:06

January 29, 2020 Seeds and Berries, Ghost Orchid Pollinators, George Engelmann, Sir Michael Foster, Olga Owen Huckins, Otto Emery Jennings, Sara Teasdale, Robert Frost, Hippie Food by Jonathan Kauffman, Garden Bunting, Marcus Whitman, and Larry McGraw

1/29/2020
Today we celebrate the German-American botanist who saved the French wine industry and the very first Iris-breeder who urged other hybridizers to “be bold.” We'll learn about the woman who sparked significant legislative change after birds and insects were killed in her garden and the man who fought to protect habitat for the Blazing Star. In Unearthed Words, we celebrate two award-winning American poets and review their poems about the garden. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book...

Duration:00:33:13

January 28, 2020 Maria Sibylla Merian, January King, Peter Collinson, Nathaniel Wallich, Carl Adolph Agardh, Walter Bartlett, Robin Macy, Weird Plants by Chris Thorogood, Heart Fly-Thru Birdfeeder, and Mr Poinsettia, Paul Ecke, Sr.

1/28/2020
Today we celebrate an eighteenth-century man who was a friend of many famous gardeners. And, the Danish surgeon associated with many wonderful plants from the Himalayas. We'll learn about the Swedish botanist who had a thing for algae and the man who started the only arboretum between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains. Today’s Unearthed Words feature poems and prose about winter's cold. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a wonderful book about weird plants. I'll talk about a...

Duration:00:29:40

January 27, 2020 Butterfly Symmetry as Camouflage, The Love of Peat, Karl Wilhelm von Baden-Durlach, Samuel Palmer, Lewis Carroll, the National Geographic Society, the Humboldt Botanical Garden, Sissinghurst by Vita Sackville-West and Sarah Raven, Stylus

1/27/2020
Today we celebrate the King whose dream castle incorporated 1,200 varieties of tulips and the man who is regarded as the greatest channeler of the English rural landscape. We'll learn about the mathematician who wrote a book inspired by the Oxford Botanic Garden and the relatively young Botanic Garden that was started in the 90s for the Northern California region. Today’s Unearthed Words feature a beloved American poet who wrote a poem about Flowers in Winter. We Grow That Garden Library™...

Duration:00:21:37

January 24, 2020 Ruskin Elwood by Fieldwork, Feeding the Birds in Winter, Peter Collinson, Ferdinand Cohn, Wardian Cases, Edith Wharton, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, Wireless Earbuds, and Ben Lampman’s Ode to Skunk Cabbage

1/24/2020
Today we celebrate a man who was an avid gardener and a friend of John Bartram's, and we learn about the founder of bacteriology and modern microbiology. We'll learn about The impact of Wardian Cases on plant exploration and the American playwright who designed her own garden on her estate. Today’s Unearthed Words feature winter poems from the author of Anne of Green Gables. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a memoir from a modern scientist whose unique commentary on the natural world...

Duration:00:25:27

January 23, 2020 Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show, How To Grow Microgreens, John Drayton, Edouard Manet, Agoston Haraszthy, Pierre Joseph Lenne, Al Schneider, Peggy Lyon, January by John Updike, The Cabaret of Plants by Richard Mabey, Owl Planters, and Eli

1/23/2020
Today we celebrate the amateur botanist who was a two-time governor of South Carolina and the birthday of a French modernist painter who left peonies. We'll learn about the man who brought European grapes to California and the most important Prussian garden-artist of the 19th century. Today’s Unearthed Words feature a poem about January. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that helps us truly see plants. I'll talk about a garden item that is absolutely adorable, and they come in a...

Duration:00:22:48

January 22, 2020 The Wardian Case, Winter Garden Design Tips, Francis Bacon, Heinrich Muhlenberg, Caspar Wistar, The 1985 Cold Snap, Lessons From Winter In Poetry And Prose, By Pen & By Spade By David Wheeler, Esschert Garden Tool Belt, and Ellsworth Jero

1/22/2020
Today we celebrate the birthday of the English Statesman who created “Garden walks” and the birthday of a man who is remembered by Muhly grass. We'll learn about the man memorialized by a plant name that misspells his last name, and we'll also learn about the disastrous freeze for Florida growers that happened in the mid-1980s. Today’s Unearthed Words feature poetry and quotes that teach the lessons we can learn from winter. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that shares terrific...

Duration:00:26:43

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 Fri

1/21/2020
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: it has a bushy tail) Today’s Unearthed Words feature a riddle from an English-American writer and poet. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that helps us understand the...

Duration:00:27:09

January 17, 2020 The Conifer Comeback, Best Plants to Paint for Beginners, Leonhart Fuchs, Gaspard Bauhin, John Ray, Peter Henderson, The Herb Lover's Spa Book by Sue Goetz, Hanging Glass Wall Planters, and David Wheeler’s Hortus

1/17/2020
Today we celebrate the German botanist who’s 1542 book is one of the most historically significant works of all time and the birthday of a man who discovered the rutabaga. We'll learn about the man known as “The Father of English Botany” and the man known as the “Father of American Horticulture.” Today’s Unearthed Words celebrate the sleeping winter landscape. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that helps us create a spa experience in our own homes using herbs from the garden. I'll...

Duration:00:23:39