Dee and Carol talk about peonies, strawberries, the new book Black Flora, and explore some interesting rabbit holes.
Viola 'Etain' at Proven Winners
From Select Seeds:
The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth von Armin
Peony's Envy, a place to buy peonies
A podcast episode about peonies
A podcast episode about strawberries
On the bookshelf: Black Flora: Profiles of Inspiring Black Flower Farmers + Florists, by Teresa J. Speight. Also, Where We Bloom, by Debra Prinzing. Teri's website, Cottage in the Court.
Frank’s Nursery & Crafts is back… online.
Lost Ladies of Garden Writing - Mrs. Edward Harding (Alice) author of Peonies in the Little Garden, 1923 and The Book of the Peony, 1917. Also The Peony (1993 reprint). Article about Alice Harding on the Historical Iris Preservation Society website
On the Magnolia Network, Rancho San Julian
Poem by Andrea Potos
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Dee is appearing in person at the Tulsa Herb Society’s meetings on July 18 and 19. More details on their Facebook page.