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The Curious Gardener's Almanac: Centuries of Practical Garden Wisdom

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A delightful anthology of curiosities that honors the gardening life.

Celebrating the garden in all its splendid diversity and rich history, this collection of facts, ancient wisdom and customs, tips, and recipes features more than 1,000 entries-remarkable information about flowers, vegetables, fruits, trees, herbs, insects, birds, water, soil, tools, composts, climate, gardens and gardeners, myths, superstitions, and biodynamics.

Woven into this wealth of knowledge are famous quotations, anecdotes, traditional sayings, lines of verse, and words of rural wisdom. It's a wonderful gift for any gardener, whether they're tending a window box or a full-fledged farm.

About the Author

Niall Edworthy is the author of over a dozen books published in England, covering subjects from biography to outdoor survival. Gardening is his most recent obsession.

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Catherine Cook, November 11, 2007 (view all comments by Catherine Cook)
This is such a fun book! Here, Mr. Edworthy, has compiled all sorts of gardening information from tidbits to lists to recipes to quotes...you name it! And, it's all delightfully arranged by season with even a ribbon to mark your place. I loved learning, for instance that "The City of Mount Vernon in Washington State grows more tulips a year than the entire Netherlands." (page 124) Who would have thought that! (Besides those Mount Vernon-ers, of course.) You'll love this book! I do!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780399533778
Author:
Edworthy, Niall
Publisher:
Perigee Books
Author:
Niall Edworthy
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
History
Subject:
Gardening -- History.
Subject:
GARDENING / Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.20x5.50x.73 in. .64 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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