” [a] beautiful debut”

— Publisher’s Weekly

Read the full Publisher’s Weekly review here.

“With a warm voice and comforting expertise, Emily Murphy encourages readers to start small, follow nature, and dig in. Cultivate, explore and share the bounty. Grow What You Love is a tantalizingly simple invitation to tend a garden-based life filled with flavor, health, and happiness.”

—Lorene Edwards Forkner, editor, Pacific Horticulture

“Wow. Emily Murphy has managed to weave soil, beauty, recipes, grit, and love into a gorgeous and accessible book that both inspires and instructs. Whether you’ve grown gardens for your whole life or never before, this book will invite you down a new garden path, one that leads you to creating the just-right garden – and life – that you love, where you live.”

— Kate Williams, CEO, 1% for the Planet

“Murphy’s gentle guidance empowers us with graceful skills for growing our garden and feeds the spirit with every delicious word.  Each heart-centered technique is a gift not only for nurturing plants out of the earth, but also for nurturing sustainable growth in mind and body.”

— Carey Davidson, founder & CEO, Tournesol Wellness



Gardener Author Advises Grow What You Love — Marin Independent Journal

Meet Emily Murphy | Grow What You Love Interview with Bren Haas

How to Grow Kale — Mother Earth Living

How to Grow Sunflowers — Mother Earth News

The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show, 9 – 10am CT March 3rd, On WNOV 860 AM & W293CX 106.5 FM

Glean, press, pass the apple cider — Marin Independent Journal

Water Wise Gardening Trends & Tips with Emily Murphy — CBS, Good Day, Sacramento

Get Your Garden Started with Emily Murphy — Fox 32, Chicago

Celebrating Earth Day with Emily Murphy — WCIU, You & Me, Chicago

Fine Living: Mill Valley’s Emily Murphy is out to cultivate green thumbs — Marin Independent Journal