Step into the garden with writer and rural historian Jerry Apps. In this treasure trove of tips, recollections, and recipes, Jerry combines his hard-earned advice for garden success with a discussion of how tending a garden leads to a deeper understanding of nature and the land. From planning and planting to fending off critters and weeds, he walks us through the gardening year, imbuing his story with humor and passion and once again reminding us that working even a small piece of land provides many rewards.
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For him, the garden is a place of âmystery, awe, anticipation, patience, surprise, disappointment, and elation.â The terrain will be familiar to readers of gardening memoirs, but those who have also grown to love the slow rhythms and quiet satisfactions of growing oneâs own food will enjoy ...Dec 19 2011 | Read Full Review of Garden Wisdom: Lessons Learne...