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


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ISBN13: 9780399533778
ISBN10: 039953377x
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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 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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Edworthy, Niall
Perigee Books
Niall Edworthy
Gardening -- History.
GARDENING / Reference
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from 12
8.20x5.50x.73 in. .64 lbs.
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from 18

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