Saturday, 1 November 2014

Book Review - A Miscellany For garden Lovers

A Miscellany For Garden Lovers fact and folklore through the ages written by David Squire is a lovely new book.
 This book is packed full of lots of great information some fact and some folk law the book has been split into four sections. Early garden tools, Conserving moisture in soil, Plant folklore and Healing gardens thanks to this book i now no why me and the wife argue. I did not know that mistletoe is also called the good luck, bad luck plant the good luck coming from getting to kiss your lover under it. But if the Mistletoe is not burned on the 12th night all who have kissed under it will be quarreling before the year is out. This is one of those books that you can pick up read a couple a pages and pick it up another time.

The author David Squire has written 80 books over the years and was awarded the Garden Writers of America ‘Quill and Trowel’ award. David studied Horticulture at RHS Wisley and also Hertfordshire College of Horticulture.

With Christmas coming up this would make an ideal gift that any gardener would love to receive and is available from all good book shops from the 13th November.

Or direct from the publisher Green Books it is also at a great price of £9.99

 ISBN 9780857842749

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