THE WRITER IN THE GARDEN This delightful collection of garden writings edited by Garmey, a travel, food, and gardening writer, is just what's hoped for in a sampler: each bite is a likely pleasure, with a couple of duds thrown in to forestall complacency. Garmey has put together 63 pieces, many of them snippets from larger works (there are a few poems—Homer, Marvell, Pope, Schuyler—and newspaper articles), from writers
Review: The Writer in the Garden All the great ones plus are here, Sackville-West, EB White, Gertrude Jekyll, Edith Wharton, Jamaica Kincaid, Michael Pollan, Louise Beebe Wilder, even Henry David Thoreau, and many more, speaking of
Review: The Writer in the Garden Good book for winter reading. Mostly consists of essays about one's garden experiences and some are very funny. Not a book about how to create a garden but more about the enjoyment a garden brings.
Review: The Writer in the Garden No daylillies! I was amused by one gardener's prejudice against flowers w/ prominent stamens. Freud would have made a case study of her.
Review: The Writer in the Garden A charming collection of essays and garden meditations from literary-minded gardeners, spanning from 1900 until about 1995. I particularly enjoyed the introduction to Gertrude Jekyll and, naturally ...