Garden Book Joy

Intimate and inspirational conversations with authors of books on gardening and the gardening lifestyle. Coming Fall 2022 on the Great Grow Along YouTube Channel.

Episode 1: Maria Failla

In this first episode, LaManda Joy and Maria Failla chat about Maria’s book Growing Joy, how plants can help in today’s mental health crisis, and help you disconnect from the stress of modern life. Go to for more information on Maria’s book. We’re glad you here. Feel free to comment and join the conversation. And please hit the like button and subscribe if you want to see more. Thanks!

Episode 2: Leo Carver

LaManda Joy explores the links between spirituality and gardening with Growing Consciousness author Leo Carver in this episode of Garden Book Joy.

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Episode 3: Kelly Norris

Whether it’s writing, creating art, or designing landscapes, Kelly D. Norris puts his heart and soul into the project. LaManda Joy chats about his passion for planting and his latest book, New Naturalism: Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home Garden from Cool Springs Press.

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