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A Breath from Elsewhere

4.4 of 5 stars 4.40  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  1 review
A Breath from Elsewhere is a rare and wonderful kind of gardening book: one that is meant to be read and reread, and re-reread. Mirabel Osier knows what makes gardeners tick, their fears, passions, guilts, and joys. She infuses her writing with a deeply empathetic understanding about how gardening fits into the cycles of our lives, from our first tremulous attempts to plan ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 22nd 1999 by Arcade Publishing (first published September 18th 1997)
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This book is a sequel to A Gentle Plea for Chaos.

After the death of her husband, the author passes her garden to her daughter, moves to an urban lot, and starts a new garden.

Full of advice on how to move on with your life in difficult circumstances.

I find the author a kindred spirit in her advocacy of experimental gardening and nonconformity.
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