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Great book for both seasoned and beginner gardeners, for anyone who loves nature. Interesting insights into the relationship we, as North Americans, have with nature. Read morePublished on June 12 2010 by K. Bergmann
Pollan is a joy to read. Looking at seed catalogues and mowing the lawn take on new meaning.Published on Sept. 3 2002
You do not have to be a gardener to really enjoy this book; it's that well written and interesting.Published on April 3 2002 by Jere Franklin Ownby
This is a favorite that I've returned to at least twice. Pollan engages with his skill in writing, but also his interesting thoughts on the mundane that make them seem intriguing. Read morePublished on March 7 2002 by "dtcb171"
I don't intend to question Pollan's ability as a writer, nor do I care to check up on his interpretation of the history of hybrid roses or British garden design, but as a gardener... Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2002 by John
This is simply a wonderful book. As a gardener, I often recognized myself in the author's reflections, although I'd not taken the time to articulate many of his thoughtful... Read morePublished on Dec 3 2001 by "lianago9rs"
This book verbalized the fascination with gardening as a form of human interaction with (and manipulation of) nature. Interesting ideas and entertaining stories!Published on July 18 2001 by B. DuBois
I found this book on the "giveaway" shelf of my apartment building and it turned out to be the best thing I'd read in about a year.Published on Feb. 27 2001
I read this book for a college course, "Religion, Ethics, and the Environment." Most of the books were (as the course title suggests) very heavy texts...yawn. Read morePublished on March 14 2000