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A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers
A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers

A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers

Facts and folklore through the ages

Wise Words


144 Pages, 4.75 x 7.75

Formats: Mobipocket

Mobipocket, $11.99 (US $11.99) (CA $13.99)

Publication Date: September 2015

ISBN 9780857842770

Rights: US & CA

UIT Cambridge Ltd. (Sep 2015)
Green Books

Price: $11.99
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Here, the craft of gardening, its rich history, wisdom and folklore will entertain, inspire and stimulate the imagination. A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers takes a stroll through gardening curiosities from ancient Egyptian wisdom to the world of garden gnomes: from discovering early garden tools to rhymes and healing gardens, there is everything here for the aspiring gardener or the experienced horticulturalist.Illustrated throughout with historical woodcuts and images, this beautifully finished hardcover book makes a perfect gift for anyone with an interest in gardens, gardening and history. Not only gives plenty of information on the history of gardening and the development of tools and practices, it also collects information on garden curiosities and folklore.

Author Biography

David Squire has spent a lifetime gardening and writing. He has written more than 80 books and has been awarded the Garden Writers of America 'Quill and Trowel' award. David studied horticulture at the Hertfordshire College of Horticulture and the Royal Horticultural Society's Garden at Wisley, Surrey, England. He has written numerous books about gardening, including 'The Bee-Kind Garden'.