The healing power of nature is a theme that’s central to many of this year’s crop of great gardening books.

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that nature has the power to soothe and restore us even in the very darkest of times, a theme that’s cent(...)

Jennifer Jewell: “I see hope and value in a self-sustaining cycle of living with plants, loving plants, learning plants, growing plants, knowing plants, interpreting plants.”  Photograph:  John Whittlesey

  We all have our heroes and it’s not surprising so many of mine belong in one way or another to the world of plants. They include gardeners, de(...)