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Friday, November 09, 2018


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Lisa at Greenbow

I enjoyed this book too.

Barbara H.

It sounds like a great book. The description of the lessening knowledge as time passes applies to so many other areas as well. I was a paraprofessional in a large public library and during my 21 years there the exact same thing happened. Times change and institutions change and maybe it's not as dire as it seems to me to be, but I'm so glad I'm no longer out there in the work force. Nature is a great refuge, which is why it is so important to keep it as intact as possible. The future is worrisome.


Nice that the gardeners who actually do the work from day to day are featured in a book. It sounds like a great read.

Linda Brazill

True. It's takes a long time to tell which changes are improvements and which are a degradation. I love lots of the digital features of the public library like ordering books on line, but for the most part I still like to read physical books. And more than ever the garden is a refuge.

Kris P

You find the most interesting garden-related books! I've added this one to my ever-lengthening book list on Pinterest.

Linda Brazill

It was nice to read a garden book that was not about pretty pictures or how-to tips. A completely different look at the subject.


I've had that one on my list for some time now. Nice of you to test it out for me. :)

Loree / danger garden

Thank you for this review, it seems like a book I would enjoy reading.


I'll keep an eye out for this one. Like you say, it's a completely different point of view and something an actual gardener can relate to perfectly!

Linda Brazill

You do such a variety of things in your garden and have a lot of special interests and pretty much do it all yourself. Just like the folks in this book! So I think you might find their stories of interest.

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