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Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners (edition 1976)

by Maureen Boland, Bridget Boland (Joint Author.)

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Title:Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners
Authors:Maureen Boland
Other authors:Bridget Boland (Joint Author.)
Info:London : Bodley Head, 1976.
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I have never before seen the suggestion that hair--horse hair, pensioners' clippings -- can serve as both a protective for plants and as a mineralizer for the soil.
  keylawk | Jan 27, 2013 |
Traditional gardening tips with superstitious beliefs thrown in for good measure. A good fun read with some practical no-nonsense advice. ( )
  kehs | Nov 2, 2008 |
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Perfect gift for gardeners who think they know everything and for those who would like to! Handy tips, effective cures for ailing plants, explanations on the uses of Foxglove and Camomile, adages of times past, planting advice and good common sense.

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Containing various tips, Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners, includes effective cures for ailing plants, adages of times past and common sense. It covers areas such as planting, how to control weeds and diseases, pest control, and more.

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