GARDEN HEARTS celebrates that most iconic of images, the ancient symbol of love. During professional tours of public and private gardens, the author/photographer has captured heart shapes in unusual settings. Reflecting the author's quirky, witty reputation, the book presents over 60 of his most striking images - found in plants, garden designs and features, and folk art - matching them with inspirational quotes and personal anecdotes. This gift book has great visual appeal, with strong, playful graphic elements, including line drawings and multiple typefaces.
Felder Rushing is a nationally prominent professional multimedia garden communicator renowned for his encouraging, pragmatic yet philosophical approach to gardening.Widely respected for his off-beat wit and quirky persona, the down-to-earth horticulturist is author or co-author of 16 books, writes a twice weekly syndicated gardening column and hosts a popular NPR-affiliate radio program.He has contributed to almost every major gardening magazine and numerous online sites, and often appears as a guest on TV and radio shows, including Martha Stewart in 2011. He delivers 80+ lectures a year, coast-to-coast and overseas.His private garden has been featured in countless newspapers and magazine articles, including Southern Living, House and Garden, and the New York Times.He is a recent past national director of the Garden Writers Association.