The Gardener's Year

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G. Allen & Unwin Limited, 1931 - Gardening - 160 pages

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User Review  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

Famous Czech author Karel Capek entertains readers with a month-by-month rendering of real life gardening. He totally enjoys getting carried away in his subject, making a case for October actually ... Read full review

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Although I am a rather clumsy gardener and I am plagued by rabbits and gophers and deer ( oh my!), I do share Capek's enthusiasm for gardening. I re-read this book every year. It inspires me and gives ... Read full review

Contents

HOW LITTLE GARDENS ARE LAID OUT
7
THE GARDENERS JANUARY I
15
SEEDS
23
ON THE ART OF GARDENING
34
THE GARDENERS MARCH
40
BUDS
47
8
58
THE BLESSED RAIN
72
ON MARKET GARDENERS 8 5
85
A BOTANICAL CHAPTER
96
ON THE CULTIVATORS OF CACTI
109
THE SOIL
120
ON THE BEAUTIES OF AUTUMN
133
PREPARATIONS
144
ON GARDENING LIFE
158
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