The Daily Gardener
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 ❤️🌸🌱
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June 21, 2021 Jay Sifford’s Garden, Leonhard Rauwolf, Donald Culross Peattie, Susan Wiggs, Small Garden Design by Paul Bangay and Ian McEwan
Monday 21 June 2021
: Today we celebrate an old account of Tripoli gardens. We’ll remember a botanist, naturalist, and author who believed in the power of...
June 2, 2021 Thirty Days Wild, Thomas Hardy, Minnie Aumônier, Secret Gardens of Paris by Alexandra D'Arnoux and Bruno De Laubadere, Norton Juster, a Spelling Bee, and Botanical Latin
Wednesday 02 June 2021
: Today we celebrate an English novelist and poet who started out as an architecture student, and one of his first jobs was moving a...
June 1, 2021 Alberta Botanic Garden, Richard Irwin Lynch, Edith Wharton, Practical Houseplant Book by Zia Allaway and Fran Bailey, and Colleen McCullough
Tuesday 01 June 2021
: Today we celebrate a gardener who transformed and developed the Cambridge Botanic Garden. We'll also learn about a writer and gardener who...
May 28, 2021 20 Top Perennials, Anne Brontë, Frank Nicholas Meyer, The Last Camellia, Plants That Kill by Elizabeth Dauncey, and Frances Perry on Silver Foliage
Friday 28 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a beloved English novelist and poet. We'll also learn about an intrepid plant explorer remembered most for the little...
May 27, 2021 Grasses, Floral Clock, Vincent Price, Yellow in the Garden, Plants by Kathy Willis, and the Run for the Black-Eyed Susans
Thursday 27 May 2021
: Today we celebrate an old account of Linnaeus’s floral clock. We'll also learn about the garden life of an American actor who was best...
May 26, 2021 Becoming a Garden Designer, Sébastien Vaillant, William J. Fisher, Lily of the Valley, Plantopia by Camille Soulayrol, and Edgar Fawcett
Wednesday 26 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a French botanist who broke the news to the scientific community in Paris: plants have sex. We'll also learn about a...
May 25, 2021 Strawberry Rocks, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Jamaica Kincaid, Weed Empathy, Plant Identification Terminology by James G. Harrison, and Theodore Roethke
Tuesday 25 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a man who changed his personal beliefs and life philosophy after studying nature. We'll also learn about a woman who...
May 24, 2021 Adorable Mason Jar Mosquito Repellent, Sarah Josepha Hale, Michael Chabon, Killing Slugs, Plant Combinations for an Abundant Garden by David Squire, Alan and Gill Bridgewater, and Jumpin Jack
Monday 24 May 2021
: Today we celebrate an American woman who loved plants, wrote memorable verses that have stood the test of time, and became the Godmother of...
May 21, 2021 Little Garden Retreats, Alexander Pope, Eugene O'Neill, Garden Owners vs Everyone Else, Philosophy in the Garden by Damon Young and Truman Capote
Friday 21 May 2021
: Today we celebrate an English writer who loved gardens and created a one-of-a-kind grotto as a clever way to connect his home and garden....
May 20, 2021 Garden Stairways, Honoré de Balzac, the Chelsea Flower Show, Rikki-Tikki's Garden, Petal by Adriana Picker, and National Pick Strawberries Day
Thursday 20 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a prolific French writer and poet remembered for his realism and in his little home and garden - now a Paris museum....
May 19, 2021 The Past 40 Years of Garden Design, Catherine Furbish, Emma Genevieve Gillette, Nathaniel Hawthorn, The Sparrow Sisters, Organic Gardening for Everyone by Cali Kim, and Nora Ephron
Wednesday 19 May 2021
: Today we celebrate an American female botanist who collected the flora of the great state of Maine. We'll also learn about a Michigan...
May 18, 2021 Solomon’s Seal, Omar Khayyám, John Culyer, Purée Of Spring Vegetables, Mary Delany Stationery, and Bertrand Russell
Tuesday 18 May 2021
: Today we celebrate an old poet who loved gardens, We'll also learn about an inventor and architect who created a large machine to help move...
May 17, 2021 Constance Spry, Mary Delany, Lord Byron, Dennis Potter, The Mitten Tree, On Harper's Trail by Elizabeth Findley Shores, and the First Color Photograph
Monday 17 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a woman who became a renowned floral artist late in life. We'll also learn about an English poet and politician who loved...
May 14, 2021 Sloping Garden Ideas, George Cooper, Charles Joseph Sauriol, Lilacs for Lincoln, Healing in the Garden, Nature into Art by Thomas Christopher and James Mease
Friday 14 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a happy lyricist and poet. We'll also remember a charming diary entry from 1938 by a Canadian conservationist and...
May 13, 2021 Keeping a Garden Journal, William Christman, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Heirloom Daffodils, Natural Companions by Ken Druse, and Daphne du Maurier
Thursday 13 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a garden that transformed into a cemetery for our country’s military. We'll also learn about one of America’s oldest...
May 12, 2021 Garden Therapy for Dementia, Florence Nightingale, Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus, Spring at Green Gables, Natural Affairs by Peter Bernhardt, and National Limerick Day
Wednesday 12 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a woman named after Florence, Italy, and who loved flowers her entire life. We'll learn about the Floral Emblem of...
May 11, 2021 Cassian Schmidt, Henri Frederic Amiel, Abel Aken Hunter, Death Valley Discovery, Pruning as a Metaphor for Life, Mycelium Running by Paul Stamets, and Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
Tuesday 11 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a Swiss philosopher who loved nature. We’ll remember the famous Panama orchid hunter whose orchids were displayed on...
May 10, 2021 Butter Wakefield, Leonard Mascall, John Hope, Aconite Lust, My Wild Garden by Meir Shalev, and Cecelia Payne
Monday 10 May 2021
: Today we celebrate the man who first wrote about the secateurs. We'll also learn about the Scottish botanist who established the Edinburgh...
May 6, 2021 A Farmer Chef’s New Perspectives on Vegetables, Jean Senebier, Alexander von Humboldt, Gardener Philosophers, Eating from the Ground Up by Alana Chernila, and the 1917 Raisin Day Parade
Thursday 06 May 2021
: Today we celebrate the botanist who discovered the function of leaves. We'll also learn about a visionary German naturalist and polymath who...
May 5, 2021 Two Great Garden Design Tips,Thomas Hayton Mawson, Cecil Ross Pinsent, Planting on Fallow Ground, Mastering the Art of Flower Gardening by Matt Mattus and The Iowa State Flower
Wednesday 05 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a British garden designer, prolific Edwardian Landscape Architect, and town planner. We'll also remember a British garden...
May 4, 2021 The Crown Imperial, Mary Sutherland, Audrey Hepburn, Up Shone May, Making the Most of Shade by Larry Hodgson and Henry Arthur Bright on May
Tuesday 04 May 2021
: Today we celebrate the first woman to receive a Bachelor of Science in Forestry. We'll also remember the Academy Award-winning actress who...
May 3, 2021 Five Agrotourism Hotspots, Charles Joseph Sauriol, May Sarton, Seasonal Inspiration, Half Baked Harvest Super Simple by Tieghan Gerard, and the Victor Cicansky Gazebo
Monday 03 May 2021
: Today we celebrate a Canadian conservationist and author. We'll also learn about a pioneering Belgian-American gardener, poet, and novelist....
April 30, 2021 Goodbye April, Alice B. Toklas, Édouard Manet, A Perfect Spring Day, Liquid Gold by Roger Morgan-Grenville, and the Adirondack Botanical Society
Friday 30 April 2021
: Today we celebrate the woman who was the life partner of American writer Gertrude Stein - and we’ll hear all about their wonderful garden...
April 29, 2021 Forsythia, Hunter’s Home Diary, Agnes Chase, Toni Morrison on spring, Life Among the Texas Flora by Minetta Altgelt Goyne, and Cornelia Vanderbilt
Thursday 29 April 2021
: Today we celebrate the botanical pastimes of two young women in Oklahoma back in 1850. We'll also learn about a female botanical pioneer who...
April 28, 2021 Plants for Hummingbirds, William Darlington, Frances Bickelhaupt, Wanting Spring, Letters from Yellowstone by Diane Smith, and the State Flower of Alaska
Wednesday 28 April 2021
: Today we celebrate a Quaker son of Pennsylvania who accomplished so much during his lifetime and left a legacy of botanical information for...