A Gardener's Nosegay (Words of Wisdom Series): Ripe Wisdom, Perennial Poesy, and Wild Folklore

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Words of Wisdom: A Gardener's Nosegay

A Gardener's Nosegay is a colorful bunch of variegated views on gardening and the seasons. Gertrude Jekyll encourages the beginner to learn how to hoe by hoeing; Karel Capek wrestles with a garden hose as with a cobra; Euell Gibbons delights in discovering persimmons while foraging in January; Ninon de Lenclos shares her recipe for an age-defying herbal beauty bath; Keats and Dickinson poeticize on crickets and bees; and Buffalo Bird Woman ...

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Overview

Words of Wisdom: A Gardener's Nosegay

A Gardener's Nosegay is a colorful bunch of variegated views on gardening and the seasons. Gertrude Jekyll encourages the beginner to learn how to hoe by hoeing; Karel Capek wrestles with a garden hose as with a cobra; Euell Gibbons delights in discovering persimmons while foraging in January; Ninon de Lenclos shares her recipe for an age-defying herbal beauty bath; Keats and Dickinson poeticize on crickets and bees; and Buffalo Bird Woman sings to the garden to help it grow. Peppered with quaint folk beliefs and age-old proverbs on weather and the seasons, A Gardener's Nosegay is packed with snippets for each month of the gardener and nature lover's year.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760740644
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 9/2/2003
  • Series: Words of Wisdom Series
  • Pages: 88

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