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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 thedailygardener.org

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Podcasts:

 July 22, 2020 16 Drought-Tolerant Plants for Your Garden, Drying Flowers, Neil Muller, John Drayton Hastie, Louise Klein Miller, The Sleep of Seeds by Lucia Cherciu, Making More Plants by Ken Druse, and San Jose Scale | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:51

Today we remember the kind Harvard botanist who was a friend of Darwin. We'll also learn about the botanist who specialized in South American flora and found the Cinchona tree: the source of quinine. We salute the pioneer of the study of allelopathy - when one plant species releases chemical compounds that affect another plant species. We also recognize the man who transformed the springtime landscape at the beautiful Magnolia Gardens. And much more...

 July 21, 2020 Hosting a Garden Tour During COVID, Central Park, Maine State Flower, Edith Wilder Scott, Summer Poetry, Philosophy in the Garden by Damon Young, and Rose Care During Summer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:41

Today we remember the creation of legislation that turned 778 acres of land into a beloved park in New York City. We'll also learn about the State Flower of Maine - it's the only floral emblem that does not produce a blossom. We salute the Swarthmore ("SWATH-more") College alumni and horticulturist who created a magnificent garden at their home known as Todmorden ("Todd-MORE-din"). We'll also read some poems that celebrate the new habits we cultivate in the summer. And much more...

 July 20, 2020 Thomas Rainer’s Garden Tips, David Nelson, Gregor Mendel, Daylilies, Brian Shaw, Katharine White, The Garden as Sanctuary, Shrubs by Andy McIndoe, and Katharine White | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:51

Today we remember the beloved botanist who served on Captain Cook's third South Seas trip. We'll also learn about the Austrian botanist and monk who pioneered the study of heredity. We celebrate the usefulness of daylilies We also honor the life of a young man who was killed paying his florist bill and the life of the garden writer who wrote for The New Yorker. We’ll hear some poems that highlight the Garden as a sanctuary; a holy place to heal and be refreshed. And much more...

 July 19, 2020  Ann-Marie Powell’s Lockdown Garden, Mary Delaney, Caroline Dormon, Leslie Coulson, John Macoun, Keeping July by Joanna O’Sullivan, Garden to Table by the Williams Sonoma Test Kitchen, and Robert Fenton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:44

Today we celebrate the decoupage botanical artist that left her mark on botanical history. We'll also learn about a Louisiana botanist, naturalist and author who lived in a home called Briarwood. We salute the English poet who was killed in WWI - he appreciated the pure beauty of flowers. We also recognize one of Canada's leading botanists - he was 90 years old when he died on this day 100 years ago. We honor July with a beautiful poem called Keeping July. And much more...

 July 18, 2020 A Daily Practice to Improve Garden Skills, Gilbert White, Jane Austen, Frederick Law Olmsted, Emilia Hazelip, The Gardener Poem, The Solitary Bees by Bryan Danforth, Robert Minckley, John Neff, and Frances Fawcett, and The Botanist by Maxfi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:18

Today we celebrate the English naturalist who kept a journal for almost three decades. We'll also learn about the famous English novelist who loved to garden. We salute the father of American landscape architecture and his trip to Gettysburg on this day in 1863. We also recognize the Spanish woman who pioneered a system of organic gardening known as synergistic gardening. We'll hear a classic poem for gardeners, And much more...

 July 17, 2020 A Hot Tip for Hydrangeas, the B-Line Network for Pollinators, Charles Theodore Mohr, George William Russell, Arthur Koehler, Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe, Dog Days Poetry, How to Make a Plant Love You by Summer Rayne Oakes, and Poppy Art at the To | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:54

Today we celebrate one of Alabama's first botanists and the poet who went by the pseudonym AE. We'll also learn about Wood Expert and xylotomist ("xy·lot·o·mist") who solved the crime of the century. We celebrate one of the 20th century's leading landscape architects. We also celebrate the Dog Days of summer through poetry. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about plant passion and inspiration in order to “Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart” And much more...

 July 16, 2020 Hanging Garden Ideas, Tarragon, Elijah Fenton, Camille Corot, Orville Redenbacher, July Flowers in Poetry, Scentual Garden by Ken Druse, and the Charles Clemon Deam Biography | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:09

Today we celebrate an English poet who was good friends with Alexander Pope. We'll also learn about the French painter, famous for his landscapes. We celebrate the co-creator of a new hybrid of popcorn called "snowflake." We also celebrate some of the flowers of the July garden with some poetry. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book that helps us explore the world of botanical fragrance. And then we'll wrap things up with a story about a legendary Indiana botanist.

 July 15, 2020 Climate-Change-Ready Trees, St. Swithin’s Day, Inigo Jones, John Wilson, Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, Niagra Falls, Insect Poetry, How to Cheat at Gardening and Yard Work by Jeff Bredenberg, and William Robinson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:38

Today we celebrate St. Swithin's Day. We'll also learn about the English architect who brought classical Roman architecture and the Italian Renaissance to gardens. We celebrate the botanist who attempted to sell his cow to buy a botany book by Robert Morison. We also celebrate the birthday of a botanist and a teacher of Emily Dickinson. We learn about the grand opening of Niagra Falls. Today's poems feature insects. And much more...

 July 14, 2020 Ideas for a Summer Garden Party, Edwin James, Bastille Day, Rudolph Boysen, John T. White, Rachel Carson, The Butterfly's Ball and The Grasshopper's Feast, A Tapestry Garden By Marietta and Ernie O'Bryne, And William Vyvyan’s Night-Bloomi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:10

Today we celebrate the botanist who climbed Pikes Peak and discovered the Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris). We'll also learn about the man who is remembered for the Boysenberry. We celebrate a 1978 entry from John T. White's Country Diary. We also celebrate the environmentalist who fell in love with Maine. We hear the poem written by the Scottish children's author that celebrates grasshoppers. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about gardening on one and a half acres And much more...

 July 13, 2020 Garden Ideas to Boost Curb Appeal, Julius Caesar, Jane Loudon, John Charles Frémont, John Clare, The Power of a Plant by Stephen Ritz, and the Fairchild Tropical Garden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:21

Today we celebrate the Roman Leader who is still honored with flowers. We'll also learn about one of the best botanical writers of all time. We celebrate the man remembered with the naming of the Cottonwood. We also celebrate the life of a beloved English poet through his poetry - every year on this day, he is still remembered with flowers. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a book about a teacher from the Bronx who germinated an idea... And Much More!

 July 12, 2020 A Garden at Maturity, the Water Lily, Henry David Thoreau, David Douglas, Charles Darwin, Ynes Mexia, Fern Poem, The Gardener & the Grill by Karen Adler and Judith Fertig, and Yerba Buena | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:15

Today we celebrate the man who inspired National Simplicity Day. We'll also learn about the tragic death of a Scottish botanist and prolific plant collector. We celebrate the friendship between Charles Darwin and his mentor. And, we also celebrate a woman who started botanizing late in life, yet made a significant impact on the world of horticulture. In Unearthed Words, we celebrate the fern. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a grilling guide for gardeners. And much more...

 July 11, 2020 Drying Flowers & Herbs, National Rainier Cherry Day, David Prain, Charles Joseph Sauriol, Charles Sumner Lambie, Hamilton Traub, Linden Tree Poetry, Kathryn at Home by Kathryn M Ireland and Clarence Henry Dennesen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:14

Today we celebrate National Rainier Cherry Day. We'll also learn about the Scottish Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens of Calcutta and Kew. We celebrate a journal entry from this day in 1938 by one of Canada's most-beloved naturalists. We also celebrate a rare orchid breeder from Denver. We honor the discovery of a very unusual dwarf Amaryllis species. Today's poetry features a beloved mid-summer tree: the Linden. And much more...

 July 10, 2020 The Berries Migratory Birds Prefer, Favorite Garden Blogs, Parsley & Shade Trees, Asa Gray, Melville Thurston Cook, Elvin McDonald, Spiranthes parksii, Roy Lancaster, Summer Poetry, The Flower-Powered Garden by Andy Vernon, and Peruvian | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:39

Today we celebrate the man who established the science of botany in America. We'll also learn about the botanist who survived a plane crash in the Alaskan wilderness - an incredible story. We celebrate a presentation from 1977 that encouraged, "Take a pill if you will; I say take a plant to cope with everyday stress." We also learn about the little orchid that halted road construction in Louisiana and the British Plant Explorer that uncovered the orchid black market. And much more...

 July 9, 2020 Magnolia Gardens White Bridge, Cottage Garden Style, Sowing Biennial Flower Seeds, Henry Wallace Johnston, Nikolay Vavilov, George Shull, Tomato Poetry, The Backyard Parables by Margaret Roach, and Samual Smithers aka Plantman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:20

Today we celebrate the man who named the lipstick tree and was known as Florida's Burbank. We'll also learn about the incredible work of an extraordinary Russian botanist who was tragically sentenced to death on this day in 1941. And we honor the life of the "Father of Hybrid Corn." Today's poetry is all about a favorite summer crop: tomatoes. We Grow That Garden Library™ with a witty and poetic book about Gardening and Life. And much more...

 July 8, 2020 American Garden Stamps, Herb Paris, Forrest Shreve, Eva Reed, Tom Thomson, Leonard Cockayne, Summer Poetry, Paradise Lot by Eric Toensmeier, and Milk Sickness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:24

Today we celebrate the preeminent botanist of North American deserts. We'll also learn about a beloved botanist and librarian with the Missouri Botanical Gardens. We celebrate the Canadian Landscape artist, who was a member of Canada's treasured Group of Seven. We also celebrate a genuinely great English-Kiwi botanist. We honor summer gardening and garden life with today's poetry. And much more...

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