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By Sharon Lovejoy

Through this choice of pleasant essays and lovely illustrations, long-time contributor to Country residing Gardner Sharon Lovejoy stocks the boundless joys of a rustic backyard. Lovejoy has selected to target the flora and fauna to be came upon simply outdoors 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 lifestyles that teems inside of 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 really is—to borrow one other of her titles—“Something to Crow About.”

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