The Daily Gardener
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
November 25, 2020 Succulent Christmas Trees, Isaac Watts, Leonard Woolf, Francis Chantrey, William Lisle Bowles, Do-It-Yourself Garden Projects and Crafts by Debbie Wolfe, and Alma Gluck
Wednesday 25 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the clergyman who wrote hymns and poems that use garden imagery. We'll also learn about the man who loved gardens and...
November 24, 2020 The Zen Garden Chaise Lounge, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Charles Darwin, Arlington Heights Garden Club, Vita Sackville West, The Beautiful Edible Garden by Leslie Bennett and Stefani Bittner, and Mosquitoes in November
Tuesday 24 November 2020
: Today we celebrate a prolific writer who loved violets and wrote about a secret garden. We'll also learn about the best-selling book that...
November 23, 2020 Fibonacci in the Garden, Nathaniel Ward, Alexander Anderson, Roald Dahl, Gladys Taber, The Farm by Ian Knauer, and How to Care for Your Poinsettia
Monday 23 November 2020
: Today we celebrate one of the first successful uses of the Wardian Case on a ship in 1833. We'll also learn about the Minnesota botanist who...
November 20, 2020 What to Know Before Planting Bulbs, Penelope Hobhouse, Richard Fagan, August Henry Kramer, Martine Bailey, Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Judith Tankard, and the Misnaming of Lespedeza
Friday 20 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the gardener and writer who turns 91 today. We'll also learn about the man who created the world’s smallest rose...
November 19, 2020 The Next Generation of Gardeners, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Calvert Vaux, Elizabeth Lawrence, Julia Wilmotte Henshaw, Amy Stewart, Mini Farming by Brett Markham, and Roger Williams’ Autumn Leaves
Thursday 19 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the English poet who often wrote of the Natural World and the garden. We'll also learn about the man who coined the term...
November 18, 2020 Winter Garden Plants, William Shenstone, Leo Lesquereux, Asa Gray, Beverley Nichols, The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing House Plants by Kay Maguire, and Goldenrod
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the man who was a gardener and a poet and he inspired the trend toward the picturesque natural Landscape. We'll also...
November 17, 2020 Ten Ways to Rewild, Solway Moss, William Barton, William Caparne, Archibald Lampman, The Garden Chef by Phaidon Editors, and Queen Charlotte
Tuesday 17 November 2020
: Today we remember the momentous bursting of a peat bog in Scotland. We'll also learn about the botanist nephew of Benjamin Smith Barton....
November 16, 2020 Denys Zirngiebel, Joseph Henry Maiden, Albert Francis Blakeslee, Donald Peattie, The Gardens of Bunny Mellon by Linda Jane Holden, and Elizabeth Fox
Monday 16 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the man known as the “Pansy King.” We'll also learn about the Anglo-Australian botanist who first described much of...
November 13, 2020 Frederick Lueders, Walter Bartlett, Howard Scott Gentry, Jane Powers, Candace Bushnell, Jeff Cox, P. Allen Smith's Seasonal Recipes from the Garden, and the 1916 Chrysanthemum Show
Friday 13 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the German-American botanist who lost all of his botanical work in the Columbia River. We'll also learn about the man who...
November 12, 2020 Arthur Shurcliff, Gilbert Campbell, Mavis Batey, Hyacinth by Saadi, The Seed Garden by Lee Buttala, Shanyn Siegel, and Henry Clay Mitchell
Thursday 12 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the Landscape Architect who had an affinity for boxwoods. We'll also learn about a passionate orchidologist who shared...
November 11, 2020 Jean-Baptiste Van Mons, Elizabeth Coleman White, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Galileo, Foraged Flora by Louesa Roebuck and Sarah Lonsdale, and Nathaniel Wallich
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: Today we celebrate a botanist who gave us one of my favorite quotes about plant breeding. We'll also remember the fantastically driven...
November 10, 2020 Robert Morison, Dean O’Banion, Henry Luke Bolley, Henry Van Dyke, The Private World of Tasha Tudor by Tasha Tudor, and Split Pea Soup
Tuesday 10 November 2020
: Today we celebrate a 17th-century Scottish botanist who used the structure of a plant's fruits for classification. We'll also learn about a...
November 9, 2020 Josiah Hoopes, Dmitry Ivanovsky, Alfred Austin, Dylan Thomas, Urban Garden Design by Kate Gould, and Carl Sagan
Monday 09 November 2020
: Today we celebrate a forgotten West Chester nurseryman and entrepreneur who pioneered the mail-order plant business. We'll also learn about...
November 6, 2020 Bernard de Jussieu, Alice Lounsberry, Alfred Austin, American Gardens by Monty Don and Derry Moore, and Frank Kingdon Ward
Friday 06 November 2020
: Today we celebrate a son of France who developed the first natural classification of flowering plants. We'll also learn about the young...
November 5, 2020 Humphrey Marshall, the Chrysanthemum, John Redfield, Henry Rollins, The New Southern Garden Cookbook by Sheri Castle, and the Vancouver Chinese Garden Otter
Thursday 05 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the man remembered as the "Father of American Dendrology" (the study of woody plants, trees, and shrubs). We'll also...
November 4, 2020 Frederick Orpen Bower, the California Fan Palm, November Folklore, Dorothy Parker, Private Gardens of the Bay Area by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, and Henry David Thoreau
Wednesday 04 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the man who is remembered in the botany building at the University of Glasgow. We'll also learn about the mystery behind...
November 3, 2020 William Cullen Bryant, Clarence Elliott, Robert Frost, Six Seasons by Joshua McFadden, and Golden Squash Soup
Tuesday 03 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the American Romantic poet who wrote: "The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower..."...
November 2, 2020 Daniel Seghers, Richard Mant, Gladys Taber, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Gardens in Detail by Emma Reuss, and Saving the Bladderwort
Monday 02 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the Flemish artist who became known for painting floral garlands. We'll also learn about the English poet who wrote about...
November 1, 2020 Carl Linnaeus, Charles Eliot, John Lindley, Russell Page, Maggie Dietz, The Garden-Fresh Vegetable Cookbook by Andrea Chesman, and John Lindley’s Unmade Bed
Sunday 01 November 2020
: Today we celebrate the man who wrote Species Plantarum and gave us binomial nomenclature. We'll also learn about the Boston Landscape...
August 20, 2020 Maximize Your Potting Soil, Pass-Along Plants, the Patron Saint of Beekeepers, Thomas Jefferson, Carlos Thays, Elizabeth Lawrence, World Mosquito Day, French Country Cottage Inspired Gatherings by Courtney Allison, and Edgar Guest
Thursday 20 August 2020
: Today we celebrate the Patron Saint of Beekeepers We'll also revisit the letter Jefferson wrote about gardening - it contains one of his...
August 19, 2020 Michael Drolet’s Paris Apartment Design, National Potato Day, Jane Loudon, Ellen Willmott, Elizabeth Lawrence, Potato Poetry, Dahlias by Naomi Slade, and Ogden Nash’s Victory Garden
Wednesday 19 August 2020
: Today we salute the English orphan girl who wrote her own destiny with science fiction writing. We also remember the English gardener who is...
August 18, 2020 Houseplants and Air Quality, Benjamin Alvord, Olav Hauge, Ozaki’s Cherry Trees, the Camperdown Elm, World Daffodil Day, Dream Plants for the Natural Garden by Piet Oudolf and Henk Gerritsen, and the Cherokee Rose
Tuesday 18 August 2020
: Today we celebrate the Brigadier General, who described the Compass Plant. We'll also learn about the Norwegian poet who gardened and tended...
August 15, 2020 Ground Cherries, Storm Damaged Garden, Karl von Schreibers, Elias Friesz, John Torrey, Walter Crane, Robert Bickelhaupt, National Relaxation Day, It's the Little Things by Susanna Salk, and Arthur Tansley
Saturday 15 August 2020
: Today we remember the man who helped to establish the Natural History Museum in Vienna. We'll also learn about the Swedish botanist who...
August 14, 2020 Top Five Landscape Considerations, Saint Werenfrid's Day, the Liberty Tree, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Forest and Stream, James Dickson, Ada Hayden, Audubon's Masterpieces by John James Audubon, and the 1975 Canning Lid Shortage
Friday 14 August 2020
: Today we celebrate a historic elm tree in Boston. And we remember the Romantic English poet who went by L.E.L. We'll also learn about the...
August 13, 2020 The 10 Berries Birds Love, Peter Kalm, the Snowberry, Edward von Regal, Benedict Roezl, John Gould Vietch, Richard Willstätter, August by Maggie Grant, Not Your Mama's Canning Book by Rebecca Lindamood, and Albert Ruth’s Twinflower
Thursday 13 August 2020
: Today we celebrate an early Swedish explorer of Niagara Falls. We'll also learn about a plant that Thomas Jefferson loved. We salute the...