An Amish GardenBook - 2017
A collection of four Amish novellas about Amish gardens. “. . . this is a perfect selection of stories that will lift your heart, inspire your faith, and encourage your green thumb.” --- CBA Retailers + Resources
Gardens are a place to rest, to draw near, and to heal.
“Rooted in Love” by Beth Wiseman
Rosemary Lantz is doing her best to run her family’s household. She excels at all her tasks except one: gardening. Saul Petersheim has pursued Rosemary for years, but Rosemary keeps turning him down. What Saul doesn’t know is that she has good reason—something no one can know, especially not him.
"Flowers for Rachael" by Kathleen Fuller
Rachael Bontrager’s flower garden is beautiful, but at twenty-four, Rachel is lonely. Gideon Beiler fell in love with Rachael almost at first sight. After her grandfather has a stroke, her days are filled with caring for him, and one day Rachael finds her garden in shambles. However, she won’t accept Gideon’s offers of help. Will she realize she doesn’t have to do everything on her own and that God is in control?
“Seeds of Love” by Tricia Goyer
Sadie Chupp finds her greatest joy in the greenhouses in her Montana community. A company is interested in buying her heirloom seeds, but they are the only thing she has left from her deceased parents. Eli Plank is a traveling bachelor who believes he can help Sadie, but a misunderstanding leaves her heartbroken. Will she trust him again, and let the seeds of a new relationship take root?
“Where Healing Blooms” by Vannetta Chapman
Widow Emma Hochstetter finds her quiet life interrupted when she discovers a run-away teenager in her barn, and the bishop asks her to provide a haven for a local woman and her two children. Then, her mother-in-law, Mary Ann, reveals one of her garden's hidden secrets, something very unexpected. Will she continue alone or will she accept the gifts God has given her?
“. . . [An Amish Garden] is a perfect selection of stories that will lift your heart, inspire your faith, and encourage your green thumb.” —CBA Retailers + Resources
Baker & Taylor
Presents four stories about Amish girls and their gardens, including Beth Wiseman's "Rooted in Love," in which Rosemary, who is trying to support her family but cannot garden, accepts help from Saul, who has loved her for years.