Cultivating Delight : A Natural History of My Garden
Cultivating Delight A Natural History of My Garden Author:Diane Ackerman In the mode of her bestseller A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman celebrates the sensory pleasures of her garden through the seasons. Whether she is deadheading flowers or glorying in the profusion of roses, offering sugar water to a hummingbird or studying the slug, she welcomes the unexpected drama and extravagance as well a... more »s the sanctuary her garden offers. Written in sensuous, lyrical prose, Cultivating Delight is a hymn to nature and to the pleasure we take in it.« less
very detailed "love story" of a Hamptons-area woman's cultivating her very special garden, and how it consoles and heals in times of loss, as well as delights in happy times. very different, non-fiction.