, April 19, 2021
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All the men are gone and no one is left except women to tend to the Kew Gardens in London during WWI.
Can women really do this job? Of course!!
Louisa and Ivy certainly can. They form a wonderful friendship that neither ever had, but then something happens that pulls them apart.
We also meet adorable, helpful Lady Winifred and Bernie who is a Quaker and trying to avoid conscription.
Ivy is an endearing character and my favorite. She and her boyfriend, Jim, were the sweetest couple.
Louisa had troubles of her own and caused trouble for Bernie which upset me because Bernie was another wonderful, caring character.
You will love the friendships that develop and the support and forgiveness everyone eventually gave each other.
This book is a very enjoyable read telling of real-life events that happened at the Kew Gardens.
It also touches on a suffragette event that got pay equality for the women working in the Kew Gardens, but most importantly it addresses the beauty of friendship and love.
If you need a book that is going to lift your spirits, a book that will teach you the meaning flowers have, and a book that will have you take a look at the wonderful friendships these characters have and that you hopefully have, you won't want to miss THE KEW GARDENS GIRLS.
It is the most heartwarming book I have read in a while. 5/5
This book was given to me by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.