Plant Whatever Bring You Joy: Blessed Wisdom From the Garden

April 13, 2012

Book review

Hall extracts 52 profound, succinct and memorable insights — and then goes a step further, using these finely honed metaphors as a jumping-off point to share a lifetime of heartwarming and poignant stories.

by Kathryn Hall

Over the years, through the contemplative practice of early morning gardening, Hall has gathered unique impressions and experiences of what the garden and natural world have to offer.

She shares this “blessed wisdom” with poignancy, humor and grace.

Grounded in her more than 20 years of careful observations working in a wide variety of gardens, Hall extracts 52 profound, succinct and memorable insights — and then goes a step further, using these finely honed metaphors as a jumping-off point to share a lifetime of heartwarming and poignant stories.

Each lesson is illustrated with stories and insights from her own life that are designed to spark the reader’s own inner explorations.

$19.95 — Kathryn Hall, P.O. Box 1486, Ukiah, CA 95482.

Reprinted from AzNetNews, Volume 29, Number 5, October/November 2010.

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