Heart & Soil

The Revolutionary Good of Gardens
Product Number: EB00644862
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781550176346
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
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Description

Writer, environmentalist and gardener Des Kennedy has gathered together his best, most outrageous and most contemplative articles and essays of the past decade into a book full of playful wit and insight. Kennedy recounts one newspaper's April Fool's Day prank that had men across the UK buying heather in order to propagate a poor-man's Viagra, expands on his trials creating a sod sloped roof, admits he once wanted to write a stump-puller's guide to the universe and contemplates the dark beauty-and rat feces smell-of a voodoo lily. The articles are tied together with Kennedy's assertion that gardening is a revolutionary act of maintaining harmony with nature that intertwines the human spirit with the natural world. A book that will appeal to any who admire earth's raw beauty, Heart and Soil is a collection from a respected Canadian who has dedicated his life to protecting and respecting the environment, cultivating his passion with a healthy sprinkling of humour.

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Author(s): Des Kennedy
Genre: Home Garden
Original Publish Date: Apr 21, 2014

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