Uprooted: A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again
Page Dickey (Author)
Pre-Order Ships Sep 22, 2020
Description"An intimate, lesson-filled story of what happens when one of America's best-known garden writers transplants herself, rooting in to a deeper partnership with nature than ever before." --Margaret Roach, author of A Way to Garden When Page Dickey moved away from her celebrated garden at Duck Hill, she left a landscape she had spent thirty-four years making, nurturing, and loving. She found her next chapter in northwestern Connecticut, on 17 acres of rolling fields and woodland around a former Methodist church. In Uprooted, celebrated garden writer Page Dickey reflects on this transition and on what it means for a gardener to start again. In these pages, follow her journey: searching for a new home, discovering the ins and outs of the landscape surrounding her new garden, establishing the garden, and learning how to be a different kind of gardener. The surprise at the heart of the book? Although Dickey was sad to leave her beloved garden, she found herself thrilled to begin a new garden in a wilder, larger landscape. Written with humor and elegance, Uprooted is an endearing story about transitions--and the satisfaction and joy that new horizons can bring.
Timber Press (OR)
September 22, 2020
6.8 X 1.1 X 9.1 inches | 1.65 pounds
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About the Author
Page Dickey has been gardening passionately since her early twenties, and writing about gardening, as well as designing gardens for others, for the last three decades. Dickey lectures around the country about plants and garden design, and has written many articles for magazines over the years, including House and Garden, House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, Horticulture, Elle Décor, Fine Gardening, and Garden Design. She serves on the Board of the Garden Conservancy and is one of the founders of its popular Open Days Program.