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Gardenlust by Christopher Woods – a Review

“Lust?” As in passion? sex? craving? sensuality? longing? fervor? desire?

Yes.

The subject of Christopher Woods’ new book Gardenlust is the unquenchable impulse of humankind to create gardens, an impulse expressed in diverse and multitudinous ways. It is “the force that through the green fuse drives the flower,” but to my mind it is more about the force than about the flower. In a very real sense, the book is about what happens before the garden is, before the garden becomes. And about what keeps the gardenmaker making gardens. It’s about human nature. Continue reading Gardenlust by Christopher Woods – a Review