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
July 4, 2020 Installing a Temporary Garden, Dependence Day, Henry Bewley, Mary Dedecker, Lady Joan Margaret Legge, National Meadows Day, The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng, and Calvin Coolidge’s 52nd Birthday
Saturday 04 July 2020
: Today we celebrate what I'm calling Dependence Day for Gardeners. We'll also learn about the gutta-percha pioneer - it's a fascinating...
July 3, 2020 Being More Water-efficient, Dog Days, Gilbert Laing Meason, Michael Keens, Lambertus Bobbink, William Henry Davies, The Reason for Flowers by Stephen Buchmann, and Calvin R. Sperling
Friday 03 July 2020
: Today we officially welcome the Dog Days - they start on this day and last for the next 40 days. We'll also learn about the Landscape...
July 2, 2020 An Audience of Plants, Buying Flowers in July, Marian Farquharson, Herman Hesse, Ralph Hancock, Kate Brandegee, Cordelia Stanwood, NASA's ECOSTRESS, July Poetry, Glorious Shade by Jenny Rose Carey, and the Richard Wettstein Memorial
Thursday 02 July 2020
: Today we celebrate a female botanist who fought to get recognition for women by the Linnaean Society. We'll also learn about the German poet...
July 1, 2020 Dwight Brown’s Urban Oasis, July in the Garden, Vale of York Naturalists Club, Illinois State Flower, July Poetry, The Earth Knows My Name by Patricia Klindienst, and Plant Explorer Finds Adventure in 1932
Wednesday 01 July 2020
: Today we welcome the new month - July - and we remember the first meeting of the Vale of York Field Naturalists Club. We'll also learn about...
April 20, 2020 The Best Indoor Herb Gardens, Kitchen Scrap Gardening, Charles Plumier, Agnes Block, William Bartram, Louise Beebe Wilder, Joan Miró, Gardening Your Front Yard by Tara Nolan, and Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day
Monday 20 April 2020
: Today we celebrate the French botanist and explorer who christened the Begonia, the Magnolia, and the Fuchsia. We'll also learn about one of...
April 6, 2020 Vegetable Seeds Are the New Toilet Paper, 2020 Garden Dreams, Albrecht Dürer, Johann Zinn, José Celestino Mutis, Spring Poems, Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew, and California Poppy Day
Monday 06 April 2020
: Today we celebrate the German artist who painted botanicals with extraordinary detail. We'll also learn about the botanist who left his mark...
April 3, 2020 Gardening for Resilience, Magnifying Glass for the Garden Tote, Nikolay Rumyantsev, John Burroughs, Kate Brandegee, Graham Stuart Thomas, The Overstory by Richard Powers, and The Wake-Robin by Rebecca Salsbury Palfrey Utter
Friday 03 April 2020
: Today we celebrate the birthday of a Russian Count who funded an expedition that led to the discovery of the California poppy. We'll also...
April 2, 2020 Prospect Cottage, Pascua Florida, Maria Sibylla Merian, Job Baster, American Farmer, The Overstory by Richard Powers, and Max Ernst
Thursday 02 April 2020
: Today we celebrate the discovery and naming of the state of Florida. We'll also learn about one of the best botanical illustrators ever born...
April 1, 2020 The Daily Gardener Podcast Birthday, George Edward Post, Hugo Von Mohl, Peter cundall, Wangari Maathai, On the Wild Side by Keith Wiley, Isaac Wolfe Bernheim, and the Bernheim Arboretum
Wednesday 01 April 2020
: Today we celebrate the one year anniversary of the show and the man who wrote a flora of the Middle East. We'll learn about the German...
March 31, 2020 Starting Seeds, Renee's Garden Seeds, John Lineback, William Ralph Meredith, Elmer Ivan Applegate, Muriel Wheldale Onslow, April Poems, Life List by Olivia Gentile, and Karen Washington
Tuesday 31 March 2020
: Today we celebrate the man who invented the cottonseed huller. We'll learn about a Canadian legal eagle who loved gardening and one of...
February 19, 2020 Making a Bean Teepee, Protecting Mature Trees, Charles de l'Écluse, Daniel Solander, William Francis Ganong, Winter Bee Poetry, Gardens in Detail by Emma Reuss, 4-Tier Mini Greenhouse and Frances Perry
Wednesday 19 February 2020
: Today we celebrate the man who introduced tulips to Holland and the botanist who was supposed to become Carl Linnaeus's son-in-law — but...
February 18, 2020 Sensitive Plant, Honey as a Root Stimulator, Valerius Cordus, Antoine Nicholas Duchesne, Adolphe-théodore Brongniart, the Lady's Slipper, Winter Poetry, Beth Chatto's Garden Notebook, Macrame 3-pack, and February Birth Flowers
Tuesday 18 February 2020
: Today we celebrate a man who wrote one of the most influential herbals in history and the French botanist who created the modern strawberry....
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
Friday 14 February 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...
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
Thursday 13 February 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...
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
Wednesday 12 February 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...
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
Tuesday 11 February 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...
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
Monday 10 February 2020
: Today we celebrate the man who suggested naming the Twinflower for Linnaeus and the botanist who gave Meriwether Lewis a crash course in...
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
Friday 07 February 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...
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
Thursday 06 February 2020
: Today we celebrate the Italian botanist who introduced coffee and bananas to Europe and the botanist who described new varieties of mums...
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
Wednesday 05 February 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...
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
Tuesday 04 February 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...
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
Monday 03 February 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....
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.
Friday 31 January 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...
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
Thursday 30 January 2020
: Today we celebrate the botanical illustrator who was wrongfully fired from his first job and the French botanist who spent a month in...
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
Wednesday 29 January 2020
: Today we celebrate the German-American botanist who saved the French wine industry and the very first Iris-breeder who urged other...