The Gardener's Wise Words and Country Ways
By (author) Ruth Binney
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Gardener's Wise Words and Country Ways by Ruth Binney
Book Description"The Gardener's Wise Words and Country Ways" is a unique and fascinating collection of accumulated wisdom, old wives' tales and gardening proverbs. It contains generations of advice, both sound and questionable, from considering the seasons and wildlife in your garden, to growing better fruit, vegetables, herbs and trees. It is a tribute to the time-honoured traditional gardening techniques that continue to gain favour as gardeners become ever-more organically minded. A captivating content, charming design, attractive format and a great price make this the ideal gift book for every gardener.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780715325834
(207mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: David & Charles
Publisher: David & Charles
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ruth Binney
Word to the Wise, Hardback (October 2016)
This fascinating compilation of accumulated wisdom includes traditional sayings and superstitions to explain whether, and why, they still work today. With advice on the practical necessities of cooking, gardening, housekeeping and health, as well as proverbial wisdom concerning good behaviour for children, adults and life in general.
Plant Lore and Legend, Hardback (March 2016)
Trying to understand the wonders and mysteries of the natural world has been a human preoccupation since the earliest times. It is therefore hardly surprising that from all corners of the globe a wealth of stories, myths and legends about plants has been passed down to us, gathered together in this fascinating volume.
English Countryside, Hardback (October 2015)
This fascinating and entertaining book explores the flora and fauna, quirky country customs and traditions, the nature and history that give the English countryside its unique charm and special identity. From the standing stones and carvings of our ancestors to the habits of the wildlife living in the hedgerows and woodlands.
Wise Words & Country House Ways, Hardback (August 2012)» View all books by Ruth Binney
This guide to the world of Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs, reveals the habits of the great and the good of the Edwardian era and the duties of the servants that made it all possible. All the tips and tricks of Edwardian housekeeping are revealed from growing prize blooms and vegetables in the garden to preparing cuisine in the kitchen.
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Author Biography - Ruth Binney
Ruth Binney has been collecting old sayings, wisdom and traditional remedies for nearly 50 years. She holds a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and has been involved in countless publications during her career as an editor. She is the author of three other books for D&C. Ruth lives near Weymouth, Dorest.
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