A garden can become an obsession. Like a great romance, it contains elements of both inevitability and insurmountable odds. Like a great love, it is both comfortably familiar and always surprising. In this slim volume of tell-all confessions, the author shares how she lost the heart of her favorite eggplant, how she took advantage of her radishes loyalty and affection, how her cucumbers avenged themselves, and more. Sprinkled with gardening insights and ideas, these humorous essays are a delight for anyone who has ever invested her heart into a garden.