Do you want to spend less time gardening? Are you looking for ways to save water? Have you been disappointed in the way your garden turned out? Do you dread the dull winter months? Do you understand the true meaning of garden loveliness ? Do you want people to stop by your garden and exclaim in surprise and wonder at what they see? Ma Frump has colorful answers to these questions and many helpful suggestions that will make you a happy gardener wherever you live and in all seasons of the year. MARCIA MUTH is an American folk artist. She was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1919 and grew up in Indiana and western New York State. She received degrees from the University of Michigan and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her work is in private and public collections including The Jewish Museum (New York), The Albuquerque Museum, Museum of Fine Arts (Santa Fe) and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (Beaumont). She is the author of thirteen books including A World Set Apart, Memory Paintings.