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The Story Garden: Cultivating Plants to Nurture Memories

Category: Book
By (author): Buchert Smith, Johanna
By (author): Buchert, Ellen
Illustrated By: Sheppard Buchert, Ellen
Subject:  GARDENING / Essays & Narratives
  GARDENING / General
  NATURE / Essays
  SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Published: February 2017
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 9.84in x 7.77in x 0.75in
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From The Publisher*Grow stories and cultivate memories with a Story Garden. This charming book of lovely tales is about the magic of self-discovery, memory, and human connections transmitted through botany. The stories are supplemented with simple plant propagation how-tos for the plants that connect to the memories. Start a rosebush from the rose in your wedding bouquet, remember Grandma's hollyhock from a cutting of the plant by her clothesline, enjoy onions in your gardendescending from a gift of an onion at a B&B where you spent a week on a romantic holiday, or plant a balsam fir at the end of the driveway to remind you of Christmas.
Biographical NoteEach of these illustrations was drawn in pen and ink and colored with watercolor paints on cotton museum board. Her work has been exhibited in Canada and the United States.