Susannah Seton reminds us in Every Garden Is a Story that reader and gardener alike have much to learn from their gardens. The poignant and touching stories -- from her father's quest for a seven-headed sweet pea to cancer survival and magical portraits of moon gardens --take readers on a journey through garden beds, along the way reinforcing how to care for themselves and their loved ones by caring for the Earth. From the book: Some of the most touching stories remind us that we don't have to have a big yard or a lot of money to have a garden. Every Garden Is a Story is a thoughtful and inspiring gift for any gardener. Did you know you can grow your own luffa sponges? * Contains dozens of recipes, tips, crafts and an extensive resource section of garden centers, online seed catalogs, and recommended reading.* Appeals to burgeoning eco-conscious readers with a desire to get back to basics.LEI DAY In Hawaii, a lei is given on important occasionsaweddings, birthdays, housewarmings. ... the sweet, honeyed aroma of the common plumeria ( frangipani) combine with the fragrances of countless other flowers, creating a ... Some of the best are: tuberoses, roses (use buds, not open flowers), carnations, and asters.
|Title||:||Every Garden Is a Story|
|Publisher||:||Conari Press - 2007-11-01|