Over the years through the contemplative practice of daily early morning gardening, internationally popular gardening blogger Kathryn Hall has garnered 52 succinct and powerful metaphors or life lessons. She then illustrates each with timeless heartwarming stories from her own life, sure to capture the reader’s imagination.

Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden is built upon such life lessons as:

*Clean up after a storm.
*Feel not obliged to make good use of every ripe fruit on the vine.
*Fiercely guard the seedlings.
*Judge not the flower by its bud.
*Resist the temptation to plant more than you can care for.
*Gently guide the tender vine else it become wild, tangled and impossible.
*Move gently among bees.

From the Back Cover
Plant Whatever Brings You Joy appeals to all readers interested in exploring the riches of a well examined life. Kathryn Hall is known worldwide for her successful gardening blog Plant Whatever Brings You Joy. She is also an internationally known book publicist, who has spent over three decades promoting books designed to make a difference, expressed in her popular tagline, “Changing the world one book at a time.” In Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden she adds her own voice to those she has promoted. Grounded in her over twenty years of careful observations working in a wide variety of gardens, Hall extracts 52 profound, succinct, and memorable insights–and then goes a step further, using these finely honed metaphors as a jumping off point to share a lifetime of heartwarming and poignant stories, designed to spark the reader’s own inner explorations.

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Kathryn Hall is an internationally known book publicist, who has spent the major part of over three decades promoting books designed to make a difference, expressed in her popular tagline, “Changing the world one book at a time.”

Kathryn is the author of the book Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden (Estrella Catarina, 2010), a popular gardening blogger, a passionate gardener, a devoted mother, a keen Nature observer and an animal lover. She was the contributing health writer for The Financial Times Guide to Business Travel (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, London). Her articles have appeared in Science of Mind magazine, Ode Magazine, The Whole Person Calendar, Personal Excellence, Bird Watcher’s Digest, the San Francisco Business Times, Journal for Quality and Participation, Western North Carolina Woman, Training and Development Journal and Garden Writer…

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