A Blessing of Toads: A Guide to Living with Nature by Sharon Lovejoy

By Sharon Lovejoy

Through this choice of pleasant essays and gorgeous illustrations, long-time contributor to Country residing Gardner Sharon Lovejoy stocks the boundless joys of a rustic backyard. Lovejoy has selected to target the wildlife to be stumbled on simply open air the door, together with hummingbirds, caterpillars, and dragonflies, yet her informative and witty prose additionally covers conventional plant care. The very titles of her sketches show excitement within the bright nation panorama and the existence that teems inside it: “The Bumble Bee Rumba,” “Faeries within the Fuschias (sphinx moths),” “Holiday Feasts for the Birds and the Beasts,” and “Conversations with Sunflowers.” This compilation actually is—to borrow one other of her titles—“Something to Crow About.”

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