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The Daily Gardener

Summary: 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

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 April 8, 2019 John Claudius Loudon, Mary Pickford, Katie Melua, Hugo von Mohl, William Watson, Jackie Bennett, and the Duke of Wellington | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 09:56

Have you given much thought to the layout or shape of your garden beds? Do they follow the natural lines and slopes of the landscape? Are they geometric? (Long beds with corners?) Maybe you’ve tried a circle garden. If you’re just beginning - border beds - beds anchored by a backdrop (like a house or a fence) are the easiest to plan and execute. Often overlooked, one thing to consider in border beds is to add some stepping stones or even a small path along the back to provide access points that mak

 April 5, 2019 Garden Dreams, Birkenhead Park, Lord Viscount Morpeth, Matthias Schleiden, Algernon Swinburne, Joseph Paxton, Garden Picture Day, Edward Kemp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:45

It’s decision time in the garden. What will your projects be this year? Often, we have no idea if our dreams for our gardens will come true. Gardeners may dream bigger dreams than emperors, but we can often get stuck, too.

 April 4, 2019 Garden Geography, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Alois Ludwig, the Nova Scotia Mayflower, John Greenleaf Whittier, Diana Donald, Spring Bulbs, Joseph Sauriol | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 09:54

Have you started to think about your garden in geographical terms? Aside from the zone you are gardening in, what are the micro-climates in your garden? What is the composition of your soil? Get to know your garden’s topography and micro-climates; then situate (or relocate) plants accordingly. The more you know, the better your plants will grow.

 April 3, 2019 Garden Moods, John Burroughs, Kate Brandegee, Rebecca Salsbury Palfrey Utter, William Glassley, Magnifying Glass, Trilliums, Wake-Robin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:33

Think about your own landscape. If it is an outlying part of yourself, what does is reflect about your mood and feelings? Where are you at today? Where do you want to be this season? We are not static. As my youngest son said to me the first time he ate spaghetti sauce on his noodles, “People can change, Mom.” We are not static… and our gardens aren’t either.

 April 2, 2019 Upah Gurus in the Garden, Maria Sibylla Merian, Juan Ponce de Leon, American Farmer, Job Baster, Allison Funk, Irrigation System Start Up | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 09:24

What are you curious about in your garden? What are you hoping to learn this season? You might be signed up for something you didn’t plan to learn. Our gardens, are classrooms. And those classrooms are filled with many teachers or Upah Gurus. Upah Guru is the Hindu word for the teacher next to you at any moment.

 April 1, 2019 A Brand New Gardening Podcast, Nathaniel Ward, Southwood Smith, Louis MacNeice, Peter Cundall, and Tovah Martin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:01

It's the 1st of April - April Fools Day! April is derived from the word aperit- which means to open. Yet, every Prince fan, or northern gardener, knows that, sometimes it snows in April. So, April flowers should take heed; open at your own risk.

 The Daily Gardener Podcast Trailer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 07:49

The Daily Gardener is a short format weekday show (M-F) - weekends are for rest, family, fun, & gardening! The format for the show begins with a brief monologue followed by brevities: #OTD commemorating people & events in horticulture #Readings of poems, quotes, journal entries etc. #GardenBook recommendations to help you and your garden library grow #ToDo A Daily Garden Chore; improve your garden one actionable tip at a time #SomethingSweet; adding more joy to the pursuit of gardening


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