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Cultivating Delight

A Natural History of My Garden

by Diane Ackerman

  • 12 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • General,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Gardens,
  • Inspirational,
  • Natural history

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9447676M
    ISBN 10078624075X
    ISBN 109780786240753

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This is probably the most introspective gardening book I've ever read. Full of the author's musings about her garden and lavish descriptions of it, arranged mostly by seasons. Unlike mine, hers is a flower and cutting garden, and her main passion is roses.

In CULTIVATING DELIGHT, Ackerman proves this by sharing the contents of a journal she kept following an accident in which she was struck by a motorist while riding her bicycle.

DELIGHT is not a gardening book, it is a synopsis of a journal kept by a convalesing writer who happens to have a s: CULTIVATING DELIGHT: A Natural History of My Garden Diane Ackerman, Author.

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Diane Ackerman opens Cultivating Delight by describing the deer that visit her garden, a topic that I relate to very well. Like Ackerman, I love watching the deer who visit our yard, because that is.

And in these quiet moments of being, delight finds its way in. Delight is the love-child of attention. And attention is a potent and necessary antidote to despair.” I have recorded these words in my commonplace book, where I can read and re-read them, and allow them to resonate.

You and Lauren and Maude are a continual collaborative delight. Diane Ackerman wrote an entire book about her garden, Cultivating Delight: A Natural History of My Garden. Taking us through how her upstate New York garden fares through the four seasons, Ackerman muses philosophically and lyrically on many aspects of life, growth, and death.

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Cultivating Delight by Diane Ackerman. This book came out inand the subtitle to Cultivating Delight is "A Natural History of My Garden. This book was the sequel to Diane's bestseller, "A Natural History of the Senses." In this book, Diane celebrates the sensory pleasures of her garden through the seasons in the same vein as Tovah Martin.

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