Synopses & Reviews
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.