The Ever Curious Gardener : Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden, Paperback / softback Book

The Ever Curious Gardener : Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden Paperback / softback


Unleash your inner geek and let this irreverent romp through the wonders of the garden yield practical results. Curious why caressing your cucumber plants will help them bear more fruit? Or why you should grow oranges from seed even if the fruit is inedible? Or why trees need to sleep and how to help them? Join acclaimed gardener, scientist, and author Lee Reich on a journey through the delights of your garden in this laugh-out-loud treatise on the scientific wonders of plants and soil.

Offering eye-opening insight and practical guidance, coverage includes: How to maximize both flavor and nutrition in your garden bountyHelping plants thrive during droughtOutwitting weeds by understanding their natureMaking the best use of compostTips on pruning and orchard careWhy the dead language of Latin can make you a better gardener. The Ever Curious Gardener is an irreverent romp through the natural science of plants and soil, ideal for newer gardeners moving beyond back-of-the-seed-pack planting to experienced gardeners whose curiosity at the wonders of cultivation grows deeper and stronger with each season.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages, 65 B&W photos, 13 illustrations; 86 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: New Society Publishers
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  • Category: Horticulture
  • ISBN: 9780865718821



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