The Invisible Garden: And Other Papers on Literature and Art (2020)

The Invisible Garden: And Other Papers on Literature and Art Dorothy Sucher Mary Azarian The Invisible Garden And Other Papers on Literature and Art A longtime city dweller and expert storyteller takes a fresh look at gardening in Vermont tapping the connection between the mysteries of the earth and those of the human spirit Dorothy Sucher explor
  • Title: The Invisible Garden: And Other Papers on Literature and Art
  • Author: Dorothy Sucher Mary Azarian
  • ISBN: 9781582431277
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Paperback
The Invisible Garden: And Other Papers on Literature and Art Dorothy Sucher Mary Azarian A longtime city dweller and expert storyteller takes a fresh look at gardening in Vermont, tapping the connection between the mysteries of the earth and those of the human spirit Dorothy Sucher explores both her corner of Vermont and the many aspects of gardening the satisfaction of shaping a landscape, the spirit of generosity in a land based community, and the individA longtime city dweller and expert storyteller takes a fresh look at gardening in Vermont, tapping the connection between the mysteries of the earth and those of the human spirit Dorothy Sucher explores both her corner of Vermont and the many aspects of gardening the satisfaction of shaping a landscape, the spirit of generosity in a land based community, and the individuality expressed in a neighbour s flowerbeds.
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  1. Theodora Goss

    This is such a lovely book I don t know why it s not better known or read The author writes about her garden in Vermont, connecting the garden to her own life I love the specificity of the descriptions, the poetry of the natural world she describes, and her insight into life and the world I would recommend it to anyone who loves books about gardens how they intersect with our lives Like a garden, this book has its own quiet magic.

  2. Jan

    This is a wonderful book about the lessons a garden can teach us, and the almost mystical connections between a gardener and their garden.

  3. Ann

    A lovely book about gardening loved her descriptions of the Vermont scenery and the local customs and her neighbors At the end of the book, she writes about her daughter Nora who seems lost and one can feel the parental anxiety in her writings about Nora and the tree Fred if only she could keep Fred alive, then she can keep Nora alive but Dorothy was predeceased by two of her four children so sadly Nora did not prevail.

  4. Paige

    What a beautiful collection of different stories about beginning a garden or a life as a gardener Her projects were inspired and thoughtful, and as she duly noted, completely temporary I appreciated her chapter about her struggle and her relationship with her daughter, one of them somehow always getting it wrong and never being able to get over that divide She points out some very clear things For instance, how when other people see the garden you are working on it is beautifully and wonderful, [...]

  5. Jsarno49

    Once again I have read a memoir by a woman who falls in love with VT and moves here, at least for the summers Dorothy Sucher tells the story of buying an old farmhouse because it has a stream on the property While she was very much of an urbanite, she loved her land, respected and learned valuable lessons from her neighbors, and became an avid gardener who associated her gardens with her beloved relatives This is a beautifully written book full of wisdom for all gardeners Gardens are living thin [...]

  6. Nancy

    You don t have to be a gardener to appreciate and enjoy this book of essays about the author s Vermont retreat It s about the people associated in her mind with the various and quirky elements of her garden Pick up this book for a relaxing, often humorous, and enjoyable read You might feel inspired to create or improve your garden, but you might just as easily feel it s okay to just admire what others have done.

  7. Sue

    I m not done yet I put it down about a third of the way through just got sooooo boring I wasn t interested in reading about any flowers, etc But I picked it up again, and it sinteresting now as she s traveling, and there s actually some action I hope the rest of the bookstays this way It did not Finished it, but can t even remember it now.

  8. Margaret

    I liked this book even though I don t live in Vermont or do any garden projects on such a grand scale, I felt like I could really relate to this woman She had a very down to earth writing style, easy going yet thoughtful, meditative and reflective I found the book inspiring, now if the weather would just cooperate so I can get my garden going again

  9. Bookista

    I tried, I really TRIED to finish this affectionate tribute to gardening in Vermont No hard feelings, book, but your simple homespun insights failed to fascinate Gardenias have got to be interesting than this.

  10. Ellen

    This book was fantastic It is about the gardens surrounding the Vermont house that Phil and Amy own It was exceptionally fun because they are at the house this weekend To read how everything was set up and imagine them there, made for very close feelings.

  11. Peg

    One woman s journey from soil to soul She a psychiatrist, husband a physicist, moved to Vermont Key elements were other gardeners a pond a storm and a field of wild flowers Other oops include the mysteries Dead Men Don t Give Seminars, and Dead Men Don t Marry.

  12. Nina

    reminds me of why gardening is so important.Takes place in Vermont According to the author, one woman s journey from soil to soul I agree

  13. Amy

    This true story about a much loved property in Cabot, VT holds a personal interest for me Recommended for anyone who likes VT and or has dreamed of owning a vacation property.

  14. Carrie

    Again, this is a beautiful book If you are looking to escape reality, you will want to read this one It takes place in Vermont.

  15. Megan

    As an erstwhile gardener with many family connections to the Green Mountain State, the vignettes in this book resonate with me deeply Poignant, reflective, utterly charming.

  16. Sandra

    This is a wonderful book for us gardeners written by a very wise elder I fell in love with her and her work.

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