Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening–A Good Read

                   I became interested in reading this book while reviewing the documentary film The Book Keepers. The book is a memoir of an unusual friendship between a white Southern woman, Carol Wall, and Giles Owita, a Kenyan holding several jobs, including gardener. Ms. Wall, a writer for 20 years for Southern Living magazine had struggled …

A Little Chaos (2014)

King Louis XIV’s chief garden architect selects a talented woman to design an important project for the grounds at the new Palace of Versailles, and of course, the two fall in love.