I have the pleasure of reading the book before making it a gift.
She loved the book as well and commented about how she loved reading Ms. Plimpton's book not only for the flowers and plants but also for the family stories.
This is a book to be read slowly, just as the flowers, bushes and trees in your own landscape grow.
For anyone who has lived in a small town the memories flow. Colleen's style is down home, enjoyable and informative. Read morePublished on November 14, 2011 by deedee
Love it! Love it! Love it! MENTORS IN THE GARDEN OF LIFE is an absolute treasure, gardener or not. Colleen Plimpton gifts us with the life stories that inspired her love of... Read morePublished on October 27, 2011 by judith lata
I believe "Mentors In The Garden Of Life" is truly a unique book. The way that Ms. Plimpton combines her vast knowledge of all things gardening with her life story proves that she... Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by bgreene
Kudos to Coleen. Her book is a beautifully crafted memoir from childhood to the recent past. Each vignette details a person who has impacted on her love of bringing beautiful... Read morePublished on June 23, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Whether you're a gardener, nature lover or just enjoy well told stories, this book is a must read. The author weaves tales of family, wisdom, gardening and intimacy with the... Read morePublished on June 1, 2011 by Bikeman
I love this book, I bought it as a gift for a dear friend for May Day present,as she moved away and I can no longer hang a basket of flowers on her door May 1st. Read morePublished on April 19, 2011 by Patricia