Jane Kilpatrick is a wonderful writer of historical life. Hulda Klager was a self taught Horticulturalist. Where the lilacs still bloom is her story. The story is one of sorrow and triumph and determination to keep fighting the elements to make something beautiful happen. Hulda Klager was a woman that had a perservering spirit and didn't easily give up. Through years of love for her family and love for flowers, she brought hope to many peoples lives. Jane Kilpatrick has told this story with great determination to give all the emotion and the heart of Hulda Klager. It is an interesting read.