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Paradise Under Glass: The Education of an Indoor Gardener

Paradise Under Glass: The Education of an Indoor Gardener

Author: Ruth Kassinger
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Ruth Kassinger was at an emotional crossroads. Confronted with the death of a beloved sister, her children's departure for college, and her own recent battle with breast cancer, she was searching for a way forward. Then one cold, gray evening, she wandered into the U.S. Botanic Garden's conservatory--and a dream was born. Dazzled by the vast and dense tangle of greenery, Kassinger decided to create a verdant sanctuary in her own home, even though the sum total of her previous indoor gardening experience was one neglected houseplant at the top of her basement stairs. In Paradise Under Glass, Ruth chronicles her journey from brown thumb to green, while sharing the knowledge and insights that creating and sustaining her fabulous garden has bestowed--lessons of loss and letting go, nurturing and rebirth, challenge and change, love and serenity.
"Ms. Kassinger's writing is chatty and intimate, but she has clearly done her library research."--New York Times Book Review
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General Fields

  • : 9780061547768
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : HarperCollins
  • : April 2014
  • : United States
  • : September 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 347
  • : black & white illustrations
  • : Ruth Kassinger
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 635.0483