“The secret to making the most of later life is to keep doing what you love. With practical advice and gentle inspiration, Gattone shows us how gardening can work for people of any age.” —Carl Honoré, author of In Praise of Slowness You can keep gardening for life, you just need to make adjustment as you age. In The Lifelong Gardener, adaptive gardening expert Toni Gattone shares her proven methods for making your favorite hobby easier on your aging body—techniques that that will help you garden smarter, not harder. This helpful guide includes dozens tried-and-true methods that help eliminate the physical strain of gardening, like buying ergonomic tools, using raised beds, and moving tools around in bins on wheels. The Lifelong Gardener celebrates the joy of gardening, and Gattone’s message of empowerment will stir you to find joy in your garden for years to come.
|Publisher:||Timber Press, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Toni Gattone is a passionate gardener and entrepreneur. She is a Master Gardener and has been a member and leader of the National Speakers Association. She frequently writes and speaks on topics of adaptive gardening and edible landscapes.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is for everyone who has had to limit their gardening activities but would love to be able to stay active in a hobby they love. I'm in my early 60s and have already adapted many of my gardening activities to match my abilities. Toni Gattone shows us how to be active gardeners while not stressing our bodies too much.