Trowel and Error: Over 700 Organic Remedies, Shortcuts, and Tips for the Gardener (Paperback)
May. Flowers?? Well I don't consider myself a true gardener, so I like shortcuts. I'm trying the banana peel with the roses tip so I'll let you know. Y\This easy to follow guide has suggestions and tips galore. The layout and chapter headings make things easy to find quickly. A cool list of resources and additional reading can be found at the back. And dig the cute little bookmark to cut off from the back cover jacket. A fun little book to use or give to a friend. And Thursday, July 19, 2018 is the Friendly Garden Walk.— margaret
Hundreds of organic gardening tips and homespun remedies that come only from season after season of experience—a perfect gift for the green thumb.
Born of necessity and ingenuity and honed through years of “trowel and error,” these helpful hints include environmentally friendly ammunition against weeds and pests, shortcuts for cultivation and propagation, and clever uses for curious household items. And every page is charmingly illustrated with Sharon Lovejoy's watercolor art.
Find tips such as:
- Take a shower with your houseplants
- Cure plant viruses with milk
- Recycle an old wheelbarrow into a movable flower bed
- Use empty citrus fruit rinds as seedling pots