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

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

by Jude Patterson
     
 
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

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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 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760740644
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/02/2003
Series:
Words of Wisdom Series
Pages:
88

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