Susannah Seton reminds us in this book that reader and gardener alike have much to learn from their gardens. The poignant and touching stories take the reader on a journey through garden beds, along the way reinforcing how to care for themselves and their loved ones by caring for the Earth.
Brand: Conari Press
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As an avid gardener, I love books on gardening, even though I have never reviewed earlier reads among the dozens of reviews I have written.
As the host of a weekly talk show where guests regale my listeners with stories of peak performers, I also love the power of storytelling.
Prolific author, Susannah Seton, has created a delightful combo weaving short moving stories into a beautifully illustrated, educational book on gardening.
This book radiates peace and serenity, all the while communicating simple wisdom in a unique package.
I am in awe. Sure there are more comprehensive "how to" garden books, and there certainly are a plethora of great story books. It is the combination woven by the author that has left me feeling wonderful. Superb holiday gift for any gardener friend.
Do you have a green thumb or do plants tend to whither in your presence? Maybe, like me, one of your New Year's resolutions is to get your garden under control. Read Every Garden Is A Story and be inspired!
This book is a wonderful combination of reflections, recipes and helpful gardening hints. I loved the photographs. The juicy strawberries made me hungry, and I could almost smell the lavender. The photos and the quotes were perfect during a rainy day.
Some stories reflect on how gardens are a way to remain connected with family members. The author plants Crimson Glory, the same roses that her dad planted. I understand how the author feels, as every time I see gladiolas I'm reminded of my grandmother's garden.
Other stories offer advice. The Bridal Wreath shows us the power of pruning and how everyone benefits by letting go of the deadweight. My Cutting Garden reminds us of the importance of bringing part of the natural world inside and to pursue...
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