Despite the carnage (herbage?) much remains…The bouquet’s a riot, colors God wouldnot have put together. Add a dozen exclamation points of scarlet sage and there’s no denying a statement is made. I wanted to say, 'Here is my love, rich and luxuriant.' Instead I declare, 'I want to kiss you till the cows come home, and don’t you forget it.' There are no accidents.
"R. E. Faro is a gardener-poet, who writes enchanting pieces about gardens and people. He also gives wonderfully practical advice about plants and life. I love his work.” — Millicent Dillon, biographer, novelist, author of “A Little Original Sin” and “A Version of Love”.
“An inspired exposè of what crawls out—or bursts into bloom—when soil and soul are aroused by the cultivation of plants, language and self. Diverse gorgeousness.” — Marcia Donahue, gardener extraordinaire and sculptor