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The primary focus of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy is the interplay between the lessons one learns in the garden and in working in nature and the world at large. The 52 lessons become metaphorical springboards to explore various aspects of one’s life. In the interview linked below Kathryn talks about the lessons learned in the garden and how they apply to career choices.

Click the play arrow below to hear Maureen Anderson’s interview with Kathryn Hall on “The Career Clinic”

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REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS, ORIGINAL ARTICLES!

Plant Whatever Brings You Joy book trailer on YouTube

Science of Mind (National)original article, January 2011

Readers’ Favorite Book Review, September 2016.

GreenPrints Magazine, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, “Aim for Beauty”, winter 2016

Flora’s Forum, March 2016 column: “Never Pull Up and Discard What You Cannot Identify”

Flora’s Forum, January 2016 column: “Wild Violets”

Dig-It Magazine, “Plectranthus”, January 2016

The Edge, “Wear the Right Garb”, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, March 2016

Western North Carolina Woman, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, TBA 2017

Gardening with Confidence–book review of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy by Helen Yoest, 2015

Fire and Ice Roses interview with author Kathryn Hall, November 2015

Western North Carolina Woman, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, September, 2015

GreenWoman Magazine weekly column, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, August 2015

Cottage in the Court, blog feature of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, July 2015

“The Christine Upchurch Show,” radio interview April 25, 2014

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New Spirit Journal, review of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, February 2014

Green Woman Magazine, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, Spring 2014

Stone Voices, “Clean Up After a Storm”, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, Spring 2014

Green Prints, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, TBA 2014

Stone Voices, “Prune Rigorously with Faith That New Life Will Return”, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, September 2013

Green Woman Magazine, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, December 2013

Authenticity Radio interview, Part One, July, 2013

Authenticity Radio interview, Part Two, August, 2013

“Bob Tanem in the Garden” KSFO radio interview, June 23, 2013, archived here.

On April 26, 2013 The Ripple Revolution blog has published a review of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy. Link here.

Conscious Living Radio” interview, February 13, 2013 This interview is now archived here.

Conscious Discussions” radio interview, March 10, 2013 You can listen here.

Examiner.com review of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, November 2012

Western North Carolina Woman, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, Harvest Seeds for Future Gardens November 2012

Conscious Community Newsletter, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, Fall 2012

OdeWire, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, “Invest in Trees“, October 2012

OdeWire, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, “Nurture, nurture, nurture“, August 2012

OdeWire, excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, “Leave Wild Undisturbed Corners in Your Garden“, June 2012

Evolutionary Mysticreview, July 21, 2012

Edge Magazine excerpt from Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, March 2012

Dig-It Magazine (review/interview) November 2011

Western North Carolina Woman, “Bring Gentleness and Gratitude to Your Harvesting“, December 2011

Ode Magazine (Netherlands), “Rotate Your Crops”, September 2011

Ode Magazine (Netherlands), “Plant Whatever Brings You Joy”, excerpt, June 2011

Ode Magazine online “The Scarf Initiative” October 2011

Red Dirt Ramblings (blog review), January 2011 [Read here.]

Journal for Quality and Participation (National)–original article, January 2011

Whole Person Calendar, Santa Barbara (excerpts) June 2011 [Excerpts here. Please click on the + to the left of the 69.7% and excerpts appear!]

Asheville Citizen Times, HOT BOOKS LIST, March 2011

“Kathryn Hall, has compiled her advice about gardening into a beautiful paperback, Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, like her blog of the same name. Part garden column, life advice and autobiography, it, like Kathryn, is a good companion for winter’s chill.”

–Dee Nash, Red Dirt Rambling, OK gardening blog, January 2011

Spirituality and Practice, review, October, 2010

A garden is much more than a place of beauty and delight. It is an oasis for one’s spirit and a workshop for one’s soul…[Click on Spirituality and Practice for full review.]

Beverly Hills Times Magazinebrief, August 2010

In Light Times (Nevada)–review Plant Whatever Brings You Joy, August 2010

“Amplify”–radio interview, KDKA, Pittsburgh, September 5, 2010, LIVE

Midwest Book Review, review, August 2010:

“You reap what you sow, so you best sow what you want out of life. Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden is an inspirational collection of essays aimed at those spiritual people who enjoy gardening and want to gain a greater happiness out of their simple and beautiful gardens. From understanding what is helping you to recognizing the end, a fine collection of connections to life and gardening make Plant Whatever Brings You Joy a remarkable and riveting read.”

Asheville Citizen Times–New and Noteworthy, Asheville, NC, October 31, 2010

Mendocino Beacon–article, September 16, 2010

Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Home and Garden— October 1, 2010

PersonalBrandingBlog.com –interview, August 15, 2010

The Edge (Minnesota)--interview, September 2010
Part One here.
Part Two here.

Beverly Hills Times Magazinecolumn, November 2010

Arizona Networking News–review, November 2010

Personal Excellence (National)–original article, September 2010

The Gardeners’ Club (Santa Cruz, CA)–review, October 2010:

“The Career Clinic”–radio interview, October 2, 2010

California Bookwatch–review, October 2010

Plant Whatever Brings You Joy comes from years of early morning gardening, gathering impressions of what the natural world has to offer and sharing wisdom in a fine survey of lessons learned from gardening. From cleaning up after a storm to resisting the idea of planting more than can be cared for this links gardening to life goals and philosophy and is packed with wonderful insights perfect for gardening and new age libraries alike!”

Sonoma Sun, KSVY “Readings from Readers”–radio broadcasting of Readers Books presentation, December 2010

Napa Valley Register, Home and Garden, November 20, 2010

Ewa in the Garden (Poland) blog post/review–October 17, 2010

Nutty Gnome (UK) blog post/review–October 25, 2010

Bizymoms.com Top Bloggers: Gardeners Guide interview with Kathryn Hall, March 2010

Note to Media: High resolution jpegs of the cover of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy and of the author, Kathryn Hall, available upon request. Please email plantjoyblog [at] gmail.com. Thank you!