The Lifelong Gardener: Garden with Ease and Joy at Any Age

Category: Book
By (author): Gattone, Toni
Subject:  GARDENING / General
  GARDENING / Techniques
  HEALTH & FITNESS / Longevity
  SELF-HELP / Aging
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Timber Press
Published: August 2019
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 7.50in x 6.50in
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From The Publisher*An estimated 10,000 baby boomers retire every day, and many of them are gardeners. As part of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, they need to adapt how they garden to ensure they can continue enjoying the hobby for years to come. In The Lifelong Gardener, popular garden speaker Toni Gattone shares adaptive gardening techniques that help readers garden smarter, not harder. Gattone offers tried-and-true methods that help eliminate the physical strain of gardening like buying new ergonomic tools, using raised beds, making small adjustments like using kneeling pads, and dozens of simple ways to make the garden comfortable. Throughout, Gattone maintains a positive and empowering tone that honors the garden and the gardener and focuses on the joy of aging. The perfect gift for older home gardeners, The Lifelong Gardener shows how a little advanced planning can make gardening a safe and fun daily activity. 
From The Publisher*Packed with dozens of tips and tricks for making gardening less physically demanding and more gratifying, this empowering guide is for avid gardeners who want to continue enjoying their favorite hobby at any age.
Biographical NoteToni Gattone is a passionate gardener and entrepreneur. She is a Master Gardener and has been a member and leader of the National Speakers Association. She frequently writes and speaks on topics of adaptive gardening and edible landscapes.