Creative Buzz March 2007

Just in time for the Flower Show, Adam Levine gives us A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region, with photos by Rob Cardillo and visits to Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, the Barnes Foundation Arboretum, Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, and dozens more (Temple University Press; $21.95). … Local poet and spoken-word artist Samantha Barrow, who crisscrossed the U.S. on her motorcycle, giving readings in bookstores and bars, chronicles her journey in Grit and Tender Membrane (Plan B Press; $13.95).