Trowel and Error: Over 700 Tips, Remedies and Shortcuts for the Gardener

Trowel and Error: Over 700 Tips, Remedies and Shortcuts for the Gardener Author Sharon Lovejoy
ISBN-10 0761126325
ISBN-13 9780761126324
Year 2002-01-15
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher Workman Publishing Company
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Ever since she was old enough to help her grandmother in the garden Sharon Lovejoy has spent her life working with plants and along the way through trowel and error she s accumulated hundreds and hundreds of remedies tips short cuts and cure alls Now Ms Lovejoy author of Roots Shoots Buckets Boots and the award winning Sunflower Houses does for the garden what Heloise or the Queen of Clean does for the household Trowel and Error collects all of her homespun garden advice into an inviting environmentally friendly whimsically illustrated yet dead on helpful book that will benefit every gardener beginner or experienced Cure plant viruses with spoiled milk Steep a natural and effective insecticide out of fresh basil Place flat stones under squash or melons to hasten ripening Recycle an old apple corer as the perfect dibber for muscari and other small bulbs Start rosemary cuttings in a green glass bottle Sprinkle baby powder over seedlings to discourage rabbits Crush a garlic clove and apply it to your skin as an insect repellent From urging the reader to take an occasional shower with the houseplants to giving all natural gardenside first aid Trowel and Error is a direct line to the kind of practical wisdom that comes only after a lifetime of experience The book is indexed by problem plant pest and solution and includes a list of tools and common household items borax cornmeal vinegar that completes the gardener s arsenal

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Trowel and Error

Trowel and Error Author Sharon Lovejoy
ISBN-10 9780761126324
Release 2003
Pages 206

Fine Gardening

Fine Gardening Author
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924101596793
Release 2005