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The Anxious Gardener

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In The Anxious Gardener Rozsika Parker wittily addresses the worries evoked by a series of gardening tasks over the course of a year. Each episode involves a dialogue between the Anxious Gardener and the Gardening Mentor, who offers practical solutions to the Anxious Gardener's dilemmas. A third voice, belonging to Maud-Next-Door, dispenses understanding and envy in unequa ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Frances Lincoln
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Francesca Fletcher
Feb 19, 2016 Francesca Fletcher rated it it was amazing
Really enjoyed this - felt it really encapsulated what it means to live with an anxious mindset applied to everyday life, including passions/interests for things (gardening in this case!). Liked that it expressed the sometimes ridiculous/irrational (and yet very reminiscent with me) thought patterns in a way that is amusing and sort of endearing. Also enjoyed the way the author portrays the plants almost like the gardener's children - I know I feel maybe a bit too emotionally attached when I hav ...more
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