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eBook old wives' Lore for Gardeners Incorporating Garden Magic ePub

by Maureen; Boland Bridget Boland

  • ISBN: 0708818455
  • Category: Gardening and Landscape Design
  • Subcategory: Hobby
  • Author: Maureen; Boland Bridget Boland
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Futura Pubns.; New Ed edition (1977)
  • Pages: 128
  • ePub book: 1200 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1552 kb
  • Other: txt doc lit mbr
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 806

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Gardener's Magic and Other Old Wives' Lore. Bridget Boland A mixture of magic, quotes, sound advice and fabulous factoids interwoven in a style that had just the right amount of self referring irony.

Gardener's Magic and Other Old Wives' Lore. This tip book for gardeners is full of effective cures for ailing plants, adages of times past and good common sense. Myths are dispelled, truisms reinforced, and old wives' lore revived. There are explanations on the use of foxglove and camomile, planting herbs, cabbages and carrots. A mixture of magic, quotes, sound advice and fabulous factoids interwoven in a style that had just the right amount of self referring irony. Useful and a pleasure to read. Gardeners' Lore: Plantings, Potions, and Practical Wisdom. Maureen Boland, Bridget Boland. Science and Myth in Gardening. com User, May 6, 2002.

Maureen and Bridget Boland have been collecting garden wisdom for many years, both from "old wives" and from . The sisters who wrote the book, not old wives, they explain, but old spinsters, write their garden tips with humor and common sense.

Maureen and Bridget Boland have been collecting garden wisdom for many years, both from "old wives" and from books ancient and modern. In this charming little volume, they pass on the best of their store of useful and curious information. It will be seized upon with delight by all gardeners who are not afraid of finding a sprinkling of superstition mingled with much good sense. Among the many things I did not know: Banana skins are good for roses.

Old Wives Lore for Ga. .

Boland, Maureen; Boland, Bridget, author. Gardening, Jardinage, Gardening. Sequel: Gardener's magic & other old wives' lore. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

item 2 Boland, Maureen, The Complete Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners, Very Good, Misc. Su -Boland, Maureen, The Complete Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners, Very Good, Misc. item 3 The Complete Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners by Boland, Bridget, Boland, Maureen, -The Complete Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners by Boland, Bridget, Boland, Maureen, £. 9. An illustrated reissue in one volume of The Complete Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners and Gardener's Magic, in which there are gardening tips gathered from many sources mingling folklore and superstition with common sense.

Sequel: Gardener's magic & other old wives' lore.

Imagine a literate gardening catalogue with accurate, appealing line drawings and all the prices removed so you can .

Imagine a literate gardening catalogue with accurate, appealing line drawings and all the prices removed so you can thumb through it making list after list without having to balance your budget. The pseudonymous author's delightful wit and style are a bonus of the. OLD WIVES' LORE FOR GARDENERS By Maureen and Bridget Boland. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.