"Each essay is 2-3 pages, perfect to read aloud to a former gardener with dementia.
"Perennials don't eliminate the labour of a garden so much as shift it from nurturing the young to caring for the old."
Merilyn Simonds gardens near Ki..."
A graceful and sharply observed book of inspiration that uses the garden as its central muse A New Leaf traces a year of growing seasons at The Leaf, Merilyn Simonds' acreage in eastern Ontario. A lifelong gardener, Simonds works the soil and the...