Dominique Browning: "Paths of Desire" (Scribner)
Suburban gardening has many joys -- color, fragrance, the satisfaction of making something grow. But the backyard gardener also must battle against raccoons, the neighbor kids' errant soccer balls, eyesores like garbage cans... The editor of "Home and Garden" Magazine shares her struggles and successes with her own garden.
Author, "Paths of Desire: Passions of a Suburban Gardener" (Scribner). She is also editor of "House and Garden" Magazine.