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A Little Shakespeare for Your Garden

August 19, 2020 Carol Michel, Dee Nash Season 2 Episode 41
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A Little Shakespeare for Your Garden
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Show Notes

Dee and Carol discuss calamint, British names for common vegetables, and what to do in the vegetable garden now, all while channeling Williams Shakespeare!

Some helpful links:

Carol's Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day Post
Dee's Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day Post

Millinnium Park and the Lurie Garden as described by Garden Design

Calamint available from Bluestone Perennials
Video of pollinators on calamint and allium in Carol's garden

For more info on vegetable names and info and the difference between American and British names, see Separated by a Common Language blog.

Some of our favorite seed companies include:
Botanical Interests
John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Renee's Garden 

On the Bookshelf:
Shakespeare’s Gardens, by Jackie Bennett. 

Botanical Shakespeare: An Illustrated Compendium of All the Flowers, Fruits, Herbs, Trees, Seeds, and Grasses Cited by the World's Greatest Playwright, by Gerit Quealy  (Author), Sumie Hasegawa Collins (Illustrator), Helen Mirren (Foreword)

Victoria Magazine, which always has some good gardening info.

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For more info on Dee and her book, visit her website.

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