Old Fashioned Garden Wisdom: Tips, Lore, and Good Advice for Creating a Beautiful, Healthy Garden

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Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, 2000 - Gardening - 160 pages
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A handy volume of old-fashioned advice and down-home tips, 'Garden Wisdom' is the perfect resource for gardeners looking for helpful hints and how-to information on topics from composting and companion planting to growing vegetables and getting rid of pests. Designed for browsing and easy reference, this delightful compendium puts generations' worth of gardening knowledge at readers' fingertips. Hundreds of tips fill this compact volume, covering the full array of gardening know-how, from tips on harvesting to planting by the moon to the proper care of tools. Charming color line drawings accent the pages, making Garden Wisdom a pleasure to thumb through. Organization by topic makes it simple to look up information about a particular subject as well as enjoyable to browse.

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User Review  - WeeziesBooks - LibraryThing

In the book "Old-Fashioned Garden Wisdom" by Larry Maxcy, we are given planting advice to weather problems to houseplant care. This garden book gives great tips on pests and evicting them from your ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steph O'Groove - Goodreads

This book is hilarious and made me feel much better about my hands-off, "I hate gardening" approach to trying to deal with the confusing gardens I inherited when I bought my house. I especially loved ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Composting
14
Ordering Plants and Seeds
20
Copyright

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