*"Let's go work in the garden." Now that's a phrase Sharon Lovejoy says she just doesn't understand. To her, and to the parents and children who revel in her books, the garden is pure and simple a place of joy. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, taking the toil out of tilling, and all the plays of Shakespeare in no time at all."
Sharon Lovejoy talks with Anne Strainchamps and shares some of her ways to have fun in the garden with your children. Let them grow giant plants, and buy them stethoscopes to listen to growing vegetables! Lovejoy is the award-winning author of "Sunflower Houses," "Hollyhock Days" and the classic "Roots, Shoots, Buckets and Boots." She'll make you crave the feel of dirt between your fingers!SEGMENT 2:
Samuel Mockbee, co-founder of the Rural Studio, tells Steve Paulson how his students at Auburn University design and build houses for some of the poorest families in Hale County, Alabama. Mockbee says the projects must be ecologically sound, and must be beautiful. This is a truly remarkable and inspiring conversation. Sadly, "Sambo" died in December, but the University says his death has only deepened its commitment to the Rural Studio.SEGMENT 3:
Jim Fleming sits down with the members of The Reduced Shakespeare Company for a manic romp through the plays and sonnets. And we hear what Shakespeare might sound like as a hip-hop rap. This is witty and vastly entertaining radio!
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