Charlie Hart read Theology at Cambridge University before working in a number of roles in London. He now lives and gardens on the Essex Suffolk border with his family.
A gentle and very thoughtful read . . . his seamless weaving together of his own memoir with that of his garden is priceless. A beautifully written book and an inspiration - The Reckless GardenerI loved it . . . poetic depiction of the English landscape . . . Although not everyone has the luxury of space in which to garden away the pain of loss and surrender to the vastness of creation, Charlie's message remains valid whether you own a single houseplant or a five-acre plot: taking care of plants is good for us, mind and body - GardenistaThis meditative book celebrates the healing effects of nature - Country LivingInspiring - The SunA heart-warming memoir celebrating the healing powers of gardening and the beauty of nature - Gardens IllustratedA memoir about mental health, bursting with metaphors about how nature can soothe and heal the soul - BBC CountryfileCharmingly meditative - Times Literary SupplementThoughtfully written . . . a touching and reviving read - House & Garden