Garden Dreams

I am loving my time in Cedar City at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, but I desperately miss my garden in Texas. To fill this void and provide some quiet entertainment during those in between times while waiting outside the rehearsal hall, I picked up a book from the gardening section of the local bookstore.

The book is called Paths of Desire: The Passions of a Suburban Gardener by Dominique Browning and I've already finished. If you love good writing, beautifully crafted and slightly meandering prose, then I highly recommend it! Ms. Browning's account of her work in the garden makes me long for wet dirt and a trowel. The edge of my script is littered with notes about planting cycles, seed lists and plans for my own garden.

Here is a little gem of a quote from inside one of the first pages...