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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
This is simply a delightful book written for the readers enjoyment rather than enlightenment. It consists of fifty, sixty or more essays on various subjects all having to do with some aspect of gardening. The chapters are all titled according to subject matter and in addition there is an excellent index. The book is written for sheer pleasure and enjoyment. No chapter is longer than a few pages and the book lends itself to short bursts of reading that can be extended as time permits. The author is sure to bring smiles to the readers face with shared reminiscenses of experiences that have failed her. Many will be in common with the average gardener. The book includes many personal experiences, a touch of history here and there and the inclusion of scientific nomenclature where useful. Since there are so many short essays in this book and since it lends itself to skipping around so well, it is difficult to know when you have really finished the book. I personally didn't mind reading many chapters a second time.
Review: Green Thoughts: A Writer in the GardenUser Review - Mary Soderstrom - Goodreads
There are books that mark you because they crystallize what you've been thinking about a subject, or because they lead you deeper into a particular world of endeavor. Green Thoughts: A Writer in the ... Read full review