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Byline: AMANDA LORENTZ
The literature of leafy greenery through the ages THE FABER BOOK OF GARDENS Edited by Philip Robinson faber & faber YOU don't have to enjoy cooking to appreciate fine food. Similarly, humankind even those specimens with fingers as black as a winter's frost has a love for gardens matched only by the need for sustenance.
Humanity had its genesis in the Garden of Eden, many believe, and it was not sex or pride but rather succumbing to the lure of the apple that caused our expulsion from Paradise. And, it would appear, we have been trying to regain that harmony of man and nature ever since, whether it manifests in a Zen stone garden, a Japanese …