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Des Kennedy

Des Kennedy is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author and environmental activist. He is the author of four books of essays including a memoir, The Passionate Gardener, and three novels including Climbing Patrick’s Mountain. Noted as one of the most influential personalities on the Canadian gardening scene, Kennedy writes a regular column for BCLiving magazine and has been a columnist for the Globe and Mail. He lives on Denman Island, BC.


Book Cover Heart & Soil: The Revolutionary Good of Gardens
978-1-55017-632-2 · 1-55017-632-3 · April 2014 · Paperback
CAD$24.95 · USD$24.95
“It’s a delicious paradox really: that gardening, which may seem from a distance the mildest and most innocuous of activities, can be at heart a revolutionary act.”—Des Kennedy