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Mister Owita's guide to gardening : how I learned the unexpected joy of a green thumb and an open heart / Carol Wall.

Authors: Wall, Carol, 1951-2014-
Call number: 635 WAL
Publication: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, a member of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]
Publication date: [2014]
Subject: Gardening -- Philosophy.
Intercultural communication.
Title: Mister Owita's guide to gardening : how I learned the unexpected joy of a green thumb and an open heart / Carol Wall.
Physical description: 294 pages ; 22 cm
Contents note: Garden angel -- Of particular beauty are the azaleas -- A rose between two thorns -- A promising blade of grass -- Anticipated blooms -- Approaching systems -- The canopy of the yukon gold potato -- Every yard must have its flowers -- Shades of white -- The perfect Christmas tree -- Frail magnolia -- Lemon -- A pretty sky -- Potted plants and fresh flowers -- Green plants, only -- Impatiens -- Gardening seminars -- Snow -- Tomato plants -- Seedlings -- The river -- An awkward path -- The lilies of the field -- Rolling waters -- All the things he loved.
Notes: "Amy Einhorn Books."
Summary note: Describes how a period of transition in the journalist author's life marked by her empty nest, a recent illness and her aging parents led her to forge a deep friendship with a gifted Kenyan gardener with whom she transformed her yard and shared long-buried secrets.
ISBN: 9780399157981 (hbk.)
0399157980 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2013036314
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1497454
Bib No.: 1497454

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