The Wrinklies' Guide to Gardening: New Pursuits for Old Hands

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Prion, 2012 - Gardening - 192 pages
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The perfect companion for old-timers who know that you don't need to be "green" in order to have a green thumb

Cultivating a garden means cultivating one's senior health and well-being, while growing all kinds of good things along the way. This book offers acres of tried and tested tips and advice that will break neither back nor bank. It provides practical information on soil preparation, gardening gear, and planting techniques, as well as chapters devoted to those old wrinkly favorites, the greenhouse and patio pots and containers. If it's a perfect swath of green that you're after to make you the envy of your wrinkly friends (and foes) then this book fits the bill, covering lawns, borders, growing fruit and vegetables, and much more, for every bored wrinkly's delight.

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About the author (2012)

Guy Croton has written and contributed to a number of home-computing and internet books. He has worked with top brands such as Good Housekeeping and Marks and Spencer, and is the author of The Wrinklies’ Guide to Home Computing. Brian Alexander has written and contributed to hundreds of books on many different practical subjects including art, photography, gardening, sports, and DIY. He has worked with top brands such as Good Housekeeping and Marks and Spencer, and has contributed to RHS Wisley's Experts Gardener's Advice series.

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