An Avoided Asteroid | Can a strong smell, like the taste of a Proustian madeleine, spark memory?
Pining for Amateurs | Faro steps solo into his garden to search for gratitude, find comfort in his mugo pine and pick up the shears again.
Shedding a Skin | Faro travels to Bali in search of solitary walks and a way to carry his loss.
Out with the Old | As his partner revamps the front yard, Faro faces the specter of change—and competition—at home.
A One-Dog Day | When a friend takes in a stray dog, Faro struggles to overcome his aversion to the garden-destroying dervish.
A Flower for All Occasions | The lily, a flower for both matrimony and death, evokes sentimental memories for Faro but terrifies his young niece.
Going Wild | Faro’s winter garden–with its untamed flora, feral creatures, and mysterious happenings–reveals a wildness at heart.
Out of the Blue | Grappling with mental and physical fog, Faro finds a metaphor for coping in his own backyard.