The Daily Gardener

By Jennifer Ebeling

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 ❤️🌸🌱 Note to writers and creatives: I love highlighting the work of folks who write about botany, horticulture, and gardening. So if you fall into that category please reach out. Read more & connect on Social Media or at

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    April 22, 2021 Plants and People of Vanuatu, J Sterling Morton, August Wilhelm Eichler, Spring Gratitude, Kitchen Garden Cookbook by Jeanne Kelley, and the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden
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    April 21, 2021 Seven Top Indoor Herbs, John Muir, Benjamin Maund, Spring in Paris, Kinship of Clover by Ellen Meeropol, and Frances Perry on Ferns
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    April 20, 2021 Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, Charles Plumier, William Bartram, George MacDonald on April, Ken Druse's New York City Gardener by Ken Druse and Peter Barr
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    April 19, 2021 Six Amazing Garden Recipes, Adrian Hardy Haworth, Lucy Braun, Jen Calonita, Just Add Water by Cynthia Gaylin Bigony, and National Garlic Day
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    April 16, 2021 Robbie Hart in the Himalayas, Ellen "Nelly" Thayer Fisher, Sir Edward James Salisbury, Amy Seidl on spring, Japanese Garden Design by Marc Peter Keane, and National Orchid Day
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    April 15, 2021 Propagating Your Favorite Herbs, Elisabeth Christina von Linné, Francis Hallé, Christina Rossetti, A Wilder Life by Celestine Maddy, and Alexander Garden
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    April 14, 2021 Austin Trees After the Freeze, Helene Cramer, Henry Walter Bates, Ernest Hemingway, James Sowerby by Paul Henderson, and Jim Zampini
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    April 13, 2021 The Arts and Crafts Movement, Eudora Welty, Mary Strong Clemens, The Rush of Spring, Imperial Nature by Jim Endersby, and International Plant Appreciation Day
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    April 12, 2021 North-Facing Garden Ideas, Zina Pitcher, Thomas Nuttal, Willis Linn Jepson, Edith Pargeter, Hydrangeas by Naomi Slade and National Licorice Day
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    April 9, 2021 Derek Jarman on Gardening, Joseph Trimble Rothrock, Phoebe Lankester, E. J. Scovell, How to Houseplant by Heather Rodino, and Sidewalk Chalk Tree Labels
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    April 8, 2021 Ten Quick Spring Garden Chores, John Claudius London, Mary Pickford, Lilja Roger’s Crocus Poem, Heaven is a Garden by Jan Johnsen and the Betty Ford Alpine Garden
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    April 7, 2021 Styling a Botanical Bookshelf, Michel Adanson, David Fairchild, William Wordsworth, Heal Thyself by Benjamin Woolley, and the Power of a Sunny Spring Day
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    April 6, 2021 The ‘Plant for Peace, Johann Zinn, California Poppy Day, North With the Spring, Happy Orchid by Sara Rittershausen, and the Florida botanist Alvan Chapman
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    April 5, 2021 Cottage Garden Ideas, Matthias Schleiden, Zina Pitcher, Lilies of the Valley Fabergé egg, Edward Giobbi, Happy Bonsai by Micheal Tran, and Anne Scott-James
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    March 26, 2021 Stream These Awesome Garden Shows, Lady Luxborough, William Woodville, The Sower, George Washington Carver by Christina Vella, and Robert Frost
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    March 25, 2021 Top 10 Botanical Discoveries During Covid, Nehemiah Grew, Adolf Engler, Mary Gladys Webb, Folklore and Symbolism of Flowers, Plants and Trees by Ernst Lehner and Johanna Lehner, and Violets
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    March 24, 2021 A Fantastic Native Plant Resource, Mark Catesby, Aven Nelson, Bloodroot, Gardens in the Spirit of Place by Page Dickey, and Humphry Repton
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    March 23, 2021 Plant-Shaking Trend, John Bartram, Arabella Elizabeth Roupell, The Tree Poem, Gardening When It Counts by Steve Solomon, and National Chia Day
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    March 22, 2021 Cemetery White Iris, Henry David Thoreau, Christine Buisman, Thomas Carew, Garden Time by W.S. Merwin, and America’s First Horticultural Society
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    March 19, 2021 Hunting Century Oaks for Notre Dame, Stella Ross-Craig, Charles Joseph Sauriol, The Art of Outdoor Living, Garden Secrets of Bunny Mellon by Linda Holden, and The Plant Messiah
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    March 18, 2021 The Chrysanthemum Comeback, Johnny Appleseed, Percy Thrower, The Left Hand of Nature, Garden Design Workbook by John Brookes, Harriet Barnes Pratt and Gardens on Parade
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    March 17, 2021 How to Decorate for Spring, William Withering, Penelope Lively, Ernst Dieffenbach, Garden Design Review by Ralf Knoflach and Robert Schäfer, and Arthur's Shurcliff’s Revival Garden Design
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    March 16, 2021 Rewilding Your Land, Anna Atkins, Martinus Beijerinck ("By-a-rink”), Constance Spry during WWII, Garden Design Master Class by Carl Dellatore, and the Legend of the Trailing Arbutus
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    March 15, 2021 The Rule of 3 For Pollinator Plants, Archibald Menzies, Liberty Hyde Bailey, Roy Lancaster Remembers a Snow Gum Tree, Gaia's Garden by Toby Hemenway, and the Indiana State Flower
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    March 12, 2021 National Plant-a-Flower Day, Francesco Franceschi, Nancy Goodwin, Allen Lacy, the Three-Tulip House, Forest by Matt Collins and the Kansas State Flower: the Sunflower
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    March 11, 2021 Sarah Raven’s Tip for Growing Herbs, Pierre Turpin, Jean White-Haney, Delphinium Secrets, Food Grown Right In Your Backyard by Colin McCrate and Brad Halm, and Montrose’s Priceless Tree
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    March 10, 2021 Sowing Pansies and Violets, Laurence Binyon, John Torrey, a Florist’s Daughter’s Memoir, Flower Market by Michelle Mason and All Blue Potatoes
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    March 9, 2021 See America’s Top Spring Gardens, Karl Foerster, Vita Sackville-West, Gardener’s Latin, Flower Confidential by Amy Stewart and Berton Braley’s Botany Poem
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    March 8, 2021 Build an Affordable Grow Light System, André Michaux, William Roscoe, Getting Wisteria to Bloom, Floral Libations by Cassie Winslow, and Charlotte Wheeler-Cuffe
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    March 5, 2021 What to Plant in March, Anna Scripps Whitcomb, Idabelle Firestone, A March Garden Diary, Floral Cocktails by Lottie Muir, and Flowers for the Country Border
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    March 4, 2021 Five Perennial Herbs You Should Grow, Henry Frederick Conrad Sander, Luther Burbank’s Arbor Day, the Final days of a Gardener, Flora Japonica by Masumi Yamanaka and Order Gladiolus and Dahlias Now
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    March 3, 2021 Planning a Productive Veg Garden, Matthias de L'Obel, Alexander Graham Bell, Katie Vaz on Rhubarb, Find Your Mantra by Aysel Gunar, and the birth flower for March.
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    March 2, 2021 Gardens Matter to Pollinators, Joel Roberts Poinsett, John Jacob Mauerer, A Spring Flower Show, Fermented Vegetables by Kirsten and Christopher Shockey and the State Flower of Idaho
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    March 1, 2021 Thirty Irresistible Plants for Butterflies, Catharina Dörrien, Lenore Mulets, Alice and Forsythia, Fearless Gardening by Loree Bohl, and a Little Rose History with Fun Facts
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    February 26, 2021 How to use More Foliage in the Garden, Anna Eliza Reed Woodcock, Alfred D. Robinson, The Tussie-Mussie, Fantastic Fungi by Paul Stamets, and a Botanical Dream for Balboa Park
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    February 25, 2021 This Year's Garden Trends, Katherine Sophia Kane, Josif Pančić, The February Birds at Jean Hersey's Feeder, Everlastings by Bex Partridge, and an Edna Walling Theater Production
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    February 24, 2021 The World's Largest Honey Bee, Steve Jobs, the Indiana State Flower, February Chores, English Gardens by Kathryn Bradley-Hole, and an Appeal to Plant More Dogwood in Virginia from 1957
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    February 23, 2021 The Father of the RBGE Archives, Agnes Arber, Marion Delf-Smith, English Cottage Gardening by Margaret Hensel, and the Very Best Flowers for Drying
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    February 22, 2021 How to Create an Artistic Garden, Enda St. Vincent Millay, Charles Walker Cathcart, A Child Sees Winter Aconite for the First Time, Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier, and the Botanist Called the Vulture
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    February 19, 2021 A Wild Spring Plant Display, The Orchid Thief, Charles Swingle, Growing Algerian Iris, Embroidered Ground by Page Dickey, and Strange Embroidery with Botanist Eliza Brightwen
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    February 18, 2021 The Little Fern That Could, Antoine Nicolas Duchesne, Snowy Owls, Showy Lady's-Slipper, Ellis Rowan by Kate Collins, and the New Rare-Plant House at the Fairchild Tropical Garden
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    February 17, 2021 Stickiness as a Plant Weapon, Rudolph Jacob Camerarius, Reginald Farrer, The Over-Nurturer Gardening Style, Earth Moved by Amy Stewart, and the Birth Flowers of February
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    February 16, 2021 Plant Selfishness, Townshend Stithe Brandegee, the New Jersey State Flower, Duck Hill Journal by Page Dickey, and the Remarkable Josephine S. Margetts
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    February 15, 2021 Pioneer Trees for the Forest Garden, Archibald Menzies, Ernest Henry Wilson, The Gardener-Botanists of the 1927 South Africa Expedition, Dried Flowers by Morgane Illes, and Garden Design Tips from David Stevens
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    February 12, 2021 Organizing the Garden Shed, Jan Swammerdam, George Jackman, Walking Through the Garden at Night, Desert Gardens of Steve Martino by Caren Yglesias, and Celebrating William Mason
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    February 11, 2021 Gardening for Health, Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, Should Botany Be Taught In Schools, Saving the Sakura, Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants by Ken Thompson, and Garden-Inspired Verses About Love
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    February 10, 2021 New Owners at Barton Springs Nursery, Benjamin Smith Barton, Winifred Mary Letts, A Sense of the Soil, Cottage Gardens by Claire Masset, and Remembering Laura Ingalls Wilder the Naturalist
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    February 9, 2021 The Dependable Jade Plant, Henry Arthur Bright, William Griffith, Bark and pH, Cooking with Flowers by Miche Bacher, and Winter Garden Chores from 1889
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    February 8, 2021 The Gardening Doctor, John Ruskin, Henry Walter Bates, Winter Gardening Attire, Concrete Garden Projects by Camilla Arvidsson and Malin Nilsson and Jane Austen's 1807 Letter to Her Sister Cassandra
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    February 5, 2021 Carnation History, John Lindley, Karl Theodor Hartweg, Botanists Getting Home Alive, Cadwallader Colden by Seymour Schwartz, and Celebrating Friedrich Welwitsch

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