An Historical and Modern Satire on Gardening in New England
By Mark J. Donovan
||The Hermit and the Woodchuck is a riot of a read for those of you who have had vegetable gardens and bad experiences with woodchucks. As most gardeners and farmers know, woodchucks can wreak major havoc in a garden and they are difficult to get rid of. This book narrates the stories of two characters, an old time hermit and a modern day “gentleman’s farmer”, who struggle to rid their gardens of this pesky animal.
The Hermit and the Woodchuck is a satire on both historical and modern gardening in New Hampshire. The first half of the book discusses gardening in New Hampshire back in the 1800’s, and the second half focuses on the present day and the gentleman’s farmer.
Both sections of the book deal with a woodchuck that “befriends” a man who maintains a garden in southern New Hampshire. In each case the man converses with the woodchuck and they share experiences and ideas on gardening and life.
Though “The Hermit and the Woodchuck” takes place in southern New Hampshire, any gardener who has ever experienced a woodchuck’s wrath will find this book a comical read, with a touch of truisms.
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