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Jun 23, 2017

Stacy Stoldt of the Chicago Botanic Garden is a rare book specialist and a true gem of information in the world of horticulture. As luck would have it, we had a fascinating chat back in November of last year.  Stacy gave me a glimpse into her work as a librarian at the Botanic Garden and we also discussed one of the exhibitions she curated about the Victorian Fern Craze.

If you are convinced that the world would be a better place with just a few more ferns - you’ll love hearing Stacy chat with me about one of evolution's stalwart survivors: ferns.



“But wait! There’s more!” | My Chicago Botanic Garden

Lenhardt Library Staff | Chicago Botanic Garden


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The Garden News Roundup for June 23, 2017:

Soho Farmhouse: a guided tour of the kitchen garden | The Telegraph

Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights - Page 2 of 2 - Smart School House

Does it Matter if Tomatoes are Determinate or Inderminate?

Rutgers Releases New Pink Dogwood


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Botanists Say There's No Such Thing As Vegetables, And We're Shook

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Summer Squash, the Season's Most Prolific Piece of Produce | SAVEUR

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Harvest Those Squash Blossoms and Make These 11 Recipes *NOW*

Mowers of suburban lawns warned to watch for bunny nests under patches of dead grass

Advice For Starting A New Garden Pond - Empress of Dirt

How to Make Pineapple Flowers

Homemade Remedies: 5 Natural Garden Helpers - Gardenista

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States - Curbed

Bowery Raises $20M to Build Vertical Farms |

Steal This Look: An Outdoor Living Room in SF, Heated Sofa Included - Gardenista

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How to Build Simple Privacy Planters with Lattice

The One Mistake You're Probably Making with Garlic

11 Hummus Recipes That Will Make You Ditch Store-Bought for Good

Find Out if You Need to Worry About Watersprouts on Your Trees

Gin Recipe with a Twist: Add Tea to your G&T for a sophisticated cocktail

Grilled Broccoli with Avocado and Sesame

Why Do Multiple Seedlings Sprout From a Beet Seed? | Garden Betty

Fear of losing blueberry growers as prices drop, crop soars | Fox Business

Outdoor Look We Love: Herringbone Brick | Apartment Therapy

Pepita and Cilantro Pesto

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower - I Wash... You Dry

Summer Vegetables and Fruits That Make the Best Flavor Combos | Greatist

A Tasty Creamed Peas With Eggs Recipe

My New Favorite Tool: The Flame Weeder - Hobby Farms

Five Summer Perennials for June |

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