The Truth About Garden Remedies

The Truth About Garden Remedies

What Works, What Doesn't & Why

Book - 2006
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Can beer make plants grow? How about buttermilk? Or music--classical or rock? Are you sure about planting trees in deep holes? And how about chasing insects with hot sauce and stopping slugs with eggshells?

Whether in ancient books, on television, or in gardening publications, remedies for all your garden woes are here for the taking: the challenge is to know what will work and what won't.

Fearlessly conducting original experiments and harvesting wisdom from the scientific literature, horticulturalist Jeff Gillman assesses new and historic advice and reveals the how and why, and sometimes the why not, for more than 100 common and uncommon gardening practices. The results will surprise even experienced gardeners.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780881927481
0881927481
Branch Call Number: 632.96 GIL
Characteristics: 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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