How a colonial American farmer with a passion for plants and a group of eighteenth century explorers, botanists, and collectors triggered the English obsession with gardens and gardening.

Guests

  • Andrea Wulf trained as a design historian at the Royal College of Art in London, she is the author of two books and has written for the Sunday Times, Financial Times, The Garden and the Architects’ Journal.

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Future Of U.S.-Cuban Relations

Thursday, Dec 18 2014Cuba releases American contractor Alan Gross after five years' imprisonment on espionage charges. The U.S. releases several Cubans in exchange. Details on the prisoner swap and the future of U.S.-Cuban relations.

The Social And Economic Effects Of Ebola In West Africa

Wednesday, Dec 17 2014The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.