Roses are Red: English Gardens in America
Along with Marmite and John Cleese, the English garden is an iconic symbol of Great Britain. And just as America adopted the Beatles and Thanksgiving, the American landscape owes a lot to its British progenitors. This hour we'll learn how a 19th century advertising effort first sparked a romance with English gardens, and how seed companies sold us a way of life. Guests
Thomas Mickey, author of Americaâs Romance with the English Garden.