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The Gardener's Companion
A treasure trove of gardening facts and curiosities, notes and quotes, The Gardener’s Companion will let readers into many secrets, including how landscape gardener extraordinaire Joseph Paxton rose from poverty to become a multi-millionaire, which tree provided 16th-century Europeans with a cure for venereal disease, and what Nelson Mandela grew in his prison garden.

Part of the highly collectible Companion series, this superb collection of gardening trivia will delight both the active and the armchair gardener.


Author : Vicky Bamforth
ISBN : 1861057717
Publisher : Raincoast Books
Sugg. Retail Price : $23.95
Available in Hardcover
Number of Pages : 160

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