Heart & Soil: The Revolutionary Good of Gardens by Des Kennedy

By Des Kennedy

Writer, environmentalist and gardener Des Kennedy has accumulated jointly his top, so much outrageous and so much contemplative articles and essays of the prior decade right into a booklet choked with playful wit and insight.

Kennedy recounts one newspaper’s April Fool’s Day prank that had males around the united kingdom deciding to buy heather with a view to propagate a poor-man’s Viagra, expands on his trials making a sod sloped roof, admits he as soon as desired to write a stump-puller’s consultant to the universe and contemplates the darkish beauty—and rat feces smell—of a voodoo lily. The articles are tied including Kennedy’s statement that gardening is a progressive act of conserving concord with nature that intertwines the human spirit with the common world.

A publication that might entice any who appreciate earth’s uncooked attractiveness, Heart and Soil is a suite from a revered Canadian who has committed his existence to conserving and respecting the surroundings, cultivating his ardour with a fit sprinkling of humour.

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