From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up Read From The Ground Up Author Amy Stewart Rarefishingbooks.co.uk Amy Stewart Had A Simple Dream She Wanted A Garden When She And Her Husband Finished Graduate School, They Headed West To Santa Cruz, California With Little Money In Their Pockets, They Found A Modest Seaside Cottage With A Small Backyard It Wasn T Much A Twelve Hundred Square Foot Patch Of Land With A Couple Of Fruit Trees And A Lot Of Dirt But It Was A Good Place To Really enjoyed this little garden memoir Brought back a lot of memories of all my first gardening attempts in different parts of the country and world , only to learn that all those little tries were simply a warm up for my own garden the one I made and continue to build on in what I consider the first house I truly owned and that truly owned me Ms Stewart has a wonderful sense of humor, and a terrific eye for describing the absurdities that working in the sun and rain and soil brin Really enjoyed this little garden memoir Brought back a lot of memories of all my first gardening attempts in different parts of the country and world , only to learn that all those little tries were simply a warm up for my own garden the one I made and continue to build on in what I consider the first house I truly owned and that truly owned me Ms Stewart has a wonderful sense of humor, and a terrific eye for describing the absurdities that work
I enjoyed this amusing tale of a first garden, while Punxsutawney Phil today is predicting 6weeks of winter it was nice to read of growing vegetables and flowers and herbs even if it was in California Why has it taken me so long to pick up a book about someone s experiences in a garden This is the second one that I ve read this year, and they ve both been delightful Early in the book, when Ms Stewart describes the location of her garden, she writes that her house and therefore some of her garden appears on many postcards I intend to watch for
I have gradually been watching my gardening bookshelves make way forandcompact, attractively bound, beautifully designed and charming books by Amy Stewart how convenient that she writes about poisonous and Wicked plants when our culture is obsessed with Gothic gruesomeness and horror Suddenly everyone is aware of the plight of honeybees and Monarchs, and PRESTO Out comes Wicked Bugs with its wonderfully whimsical red cover and Victorian ornamentation to tell the other side o I have gradually been watching my gardening bookshelves make way forandcompact, attractively bound, beautifully designed and charming books by Amy Stewart how
A sweet and simple garden memoir I enjoyed this but do think it s best suited for beginning gardeners. I really loved this book I love books about creating gardens anyway, but I loved Stewart s clear, precise prose style It was a good reminder of what I really appreciate in books I liked her way of thinking, her humor, her humility in the face of all the difficulties that creating a garden poses I just bought another one of her books, because I want to see if I like it as much But it seems to me that Stewart s voice is a good companion reading this book was like listening to a good fri
I didn t know until just now that this book is from the author of Flower Confidential I read it some time ago and loved it It s the story of a first time gardener building her first garden, and the conversational tone with which she describes the excitement and dismay that a first garden engenders makes me feel we have been friends forever I really like th
This is a really inspiring and honest account of a budding love affair with gardening.Only qualm I had was with the cat stories Personally I can t stand when gardeners start long narratives about their pets It s boring and mostly irrelevant I love animals and a little
Ah, the naivete of the inexperienced gardener When Stewart created her first garden she thought all there was to it was to clear weeds and put some seeds and plants in thte ground and magic would happen Well, she did live in sunny C
On of those books you read and think, I could write this I could write better than this How on earth did this get published I read garden books to learn from other gardeners This book didn t teach me a thing.

<Read> ➯ From the Ground Up  Author Amy  Stewart – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • From the Ground Up
  • Amy Stewart
  • English
  • 04 July 2017
  • 0312287674