I Have Seen Women Looking at Jewelry Ads

by Barbara Kingsolve I have seen women looking at jewelry ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they’re feeling because that’s how I read the seed catalogs in January.           Note: Today’s Unearthed Words are all about seed catalogs.  If you…

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Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast: Today’s book recommendation: Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver In honor of the work of botanist Elsie Elizabeth Esterhuysen, today’s book recommendation is: Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver (Kingsolver has a background in biology).  Although it’s a fictional book, it features naturalist Mary Treat, who corresponds with Darwin and a character who risks his job…

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