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

Centuries of Practical Garden Wisdom

By Niall Edworthy

Perigee Books, 9780399533778, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 6, 2007



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.