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The Bedside Book of the Garden (edition 2008)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 090350569X, Hardcover)
If you ever longed to learn about plants you may never be able to grow, and to discover gardens you may never be able to visit, then here is your bedside companion. Learn how people gardened in the past and what they have contributed to our gardens today. This compendious volume features fascinating garden facts and lore, including sections on great gardeners in history; extraordinary and surprising plants; remarkable enclosures from around the world; key gardening moments in history; the wildlife in our backyards; things for the plant lover to do indoors, and other interesting trivia and statistics. Illustrated throughout and brought to you by D.G. Hessayon, the internationally recognized writer of the blockbuster Expert series, this is the perfect book for every nature lover.
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There are times when we simply wish to read about our hobby and not be badgered by advice. This text on gardening includes sections on the great gardeners in history, extraordinary and surprising plants, remarkable gardens around the world, and the wildlife in our gardens, which can be read at leisure.
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