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This Blessed Plot

What I learned from my allotment

This Blessed Plot

What I learned from my allotment

Available for pre-order. Publication date: 31/08/2021.

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Publisher: Canterbury Press Norwich
ISBN: 9781786223425
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 31/08/2021
Width: 13.5 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
Gardening and growing has never been so popular, nor has the awareness of why we need to do it been so acute. When Hazel Southam took on an overgrown and neglected strip of ground in a local council allotment, she had nothing more than beginner's enthusiasm and fond memories of her late father's passion for growing. In This Blessed Plot she relates with humour, wry observation and poignancy the story of her first year as an allotment holder. With Hazel, we feel the sheer effort of clearing the ground of debris and patiently nourishing the exhausted soil, the camaraderie and unexpected kindness of strangers, the pleasures of mending and making do, the miracle of seeds sprouting, and the problem of what do to with so much lettuce. This Blessed Plot speaks to the zeitgeist that is gardening and mental and emotional health. But it goes further and reflects gently on spiritual health too, on friendship, generosity, wellbeing, and our mutual dependence on creation and each other. Amusing, perceptive and wise, This Blessed Plot is for anyone who has an interest in gardening.

Hazel Southam

Hazel Southam works for the Bible Society and led the team planning a garden based on Psalm 23 for the Chelsea Flower Show. A freelance journalist for more than 30 years, she is the author of My Year with a Horse (Lion).