Tovah Martin

Moonlighting

– Posted in: Bulbs, Garden Design

Written by Tovah Martin We are thrilled to have Tovah Martin contributing to Gardening Gone Wild. She is a freelance writer, lecturer, and author of over a dozen garden books including the recently published The New Terrarium. Tovah says that she has a problem with bulbs. It's called obsession. The fires of infatuation were fanned when [...]

Thoughts For The New Year

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

 Did you ever wonder why the word ‘play’ is used to describe practicing an instrument? As a child after coming home from school and finishing my snack, I would tell my mother that I was going to ‘play the piano’. I would then sit down at the piano often practicing scales for a good half [...]

Great Books for Gardeners

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

Santa, baby, are you listening? Bring me some reading material to curl up with. Literary nonfiction would be lovely---such as all those books I've enjoyed by Susan Orlean, Scott Calhoun, Amy Stewart, and Diane Ackerman. I'll take a great garden reference tome, too, like The American Meadow Garden by John Greenlee and GGW regular contributor/ace photographer Saxon Holt.  I'd also be thrilled by one [...]