KDL Recommends > Nonfiction > Grow Happiness: Read About Gardens
Title: Thoughtful Gardening
Author: Robin Lane Fox
With wit and wisdom, an Oxford historian and Financial Times gardening columnist recounts his deep passion and appreciation for gardening.
In Thoughtful Gardening
, award-winning historian and Financial Times
gardening columnist Robin Lane Fox takes readers on a delightful journey through each season of the gardening year. From fending off vine-weevils to visiting Yves Saint Laurent’s private gardens in Marrakech, Fox imbues each of his musings with grace, sophistication, and charm. Essential reading for anyone planting a new garden or taking stock of one after several years, Thoughtful Gardening
offers expert advice and a touching reminder of the power of art and literature to deepen what we see and experience in nature.
Combining a vast understanding of horticulture with witty and stylish storytelling, these vignettes formseason by seasona rich reflection on the lessons, challenges, and joys of life with a green thumb.