All I can say is, if this writing style appeals to you then this is your book.
I liked this book so much that I started a second read immediately after finishing the first--there's that much great writing and thought-provoking content here.
I felt like asking Margaret many times during this book, what point are you trying to make here?
Writing style is super hard to follow, comes off as very very annoying, rambling, disjointed...Published 1 month ago by rk
It has been a couple of years since Margaret Roach wrote this book about her move from the city to the country. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Pegasus
Response to any book is obviously idiosyncratic to who/where one is in life; so, my second reading has resonated even more deeply as I'm submitting to my gardening obsession.Published 6 months ago by ballroom dance teacher
Lovely book, well written. Full of creative suggestions. Ms. Roach has a wonderful outlook on life and gardening. Such a good read.Published 8 months ago by judy snow
Roach's writing style is unmistakably hers. And it is unmistakably witty and clever. I learned a bit about gardening, wildlife, and what it's like to endure upstate New York in... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sharon Rawlette
This was a disappointing book for myself and a friend for whom I purchased it. It is not well written.Published 11 months ago by shirley Taffel
I bought this book for my wife who had already read one of Roach's books and wanted to read more. She raves about the author. Read morePublished 14 months ago by John
Roach is clearly dull and boring and self absorbed. Only reason she got published is due to her past employment.Published 14 months ago by Schuyler
Well, I read the negative reviews about this book, but decided to purchase it anyway. I try not to be swayed by others opinions and thought I could find something in the book that... Read morePublished 15 months ago by orangesorbet