One Thousand One Old-time Garden Tips
Roger B. Yepsen
Rodale Press, 1997 - Gardening - 342 pages
Discover the secrets of old-time gardeners and their time-tested organic techniques to make your garden grow more beautiful and bountiful Do you want a luxurious lawn? More beautiful flower beds, or hints for making your yard look bigger or smaller? You'll find all that and more in 1,001 Old-Time Garden Tips. This increadible collection of gardening advice from successful 17th-, 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century gardeners is guaranteed to give you a green thumb! Early gardeners knew what they were doing--they had to because they depended on their plants for food, medicine, home decorations, and recreation. Learn how to read weather signs, improve your soil organically, hide landscape eyesores with ease, decorate your home with flowering vines, and soothe sore joints with herbal remedies. This book includes:
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