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“Not only does Owens make an utterly convincing case––in terms of health––for getting out your shovel and creating a vegetable garden, her enthusiasm for the sheer fun of the endeavor is bound to win you over.” ―Ruth Kassinger, author of Paradise Under Glass
“Michele Owens is truly the most eloquent, cosmopolitan, and opinionated garden writer since Katharine White. In Grow the Good Life, she makes a passionate and compelling case for returning vegetable gardening to its rightful place in the day-to-day lives of every American family. It is a witty, entertaining, and highly persuasive read.” ―Amy Stewart, author of Wicked Plants
Michele Owens is a cofounder of Garden Rant, one of the most popular and influential gardening blogs. Her articles about gardening have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine and Organic Gardening. She lives in Saratoga Springs and Salem, NY.
Really great book, super infomative. Though not a how-to on gardening, it's definitely a compelling read as to why you SHOULD garden!Published 1 month ago by Mineka Chungwen
Michele Owens will put redemptive dirt-filled wrinkles in your backyard soul. Her writing is nurturing philosophy and spirit that makes you wish to start immediately getting down... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bruce R. Otto
Not just a book about gardening. This is a love song for gardens and gardeners and every thing that joins them.Published 10 months ago by Ms Kimberley J Bell
I grow a large vegetable garden and I was hoping for more tips on what the author does to grow her food, but I didn't get that so I was a bit disappointed. Read morePublished 12 months ago by lilmommy
This book has supplied all the confidence and inspiration needed to just get out there and try a kitchen garden.Published 19 months ago by Becky menso
Outstanding story of what it means to be a food gardener in body, mind and soul. I wish there were more books like this that help the reader to understand the relationship we have... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Pam Duffy
Makes you want to get up and garden! The author calms your fears that you don't have to stress about doing it perfect according to some specific gardening guru; instead she... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Mira Peck
Mrs. Owens obviously enjoys her garden and does give some great advice and information regarding gardening. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Shanna Zak
I don't know why Liberals think it is their right to impose their, often erroneous, opinions on unsuspecting readers. See the review written by CStraughn. Read morePublished on April 29, 2012 by Alverna