Trugs, Dibbers, Trowels and Twine

Gardening Tips, Words of Wisdom and Inspiration on the Simplest of Pleasures

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 8 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9781786852571

About the book

‘The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.’

Gertrude Jekyll

Whether you are in need of some blossoming inspiration or your fingers are the colour of freshly mown grass, this compendium is overflowing with snippets of fascinating folklore and tips for making your garden grow. Follow the garden path to horticultural heaven and learn about:

  • Growing your own herbs to make therapeutic delights
  • Banning bugs and slugs and attracting beneficial creatures
  • Recycling old household items for gardening solutions
  • Keeping bees and chickens
  • Cooking up your produce, even the weeds
  • Why you should always keep a leek in your attic and never kill a ladybird