Forsyth Holly Kerr
Release Date: 01 April 2010
Format: Paperback / softback
The Gardener's Book of Days brings together gardening tips, historical gardeners, plant information, and the world's most loved gardens, organised into daily readings for the whole year. It covers propagation of hellebores, how to make a tussie mussie, the best time of year to visit the gardens of Capri and where to find a Jacaranda Queen.
Holly Kerr Forsyth has travelled the world and its gardens and in this Gardener's Book of Days she offers some of the advice and information she has garnered along the way. Australian gardens and gardening festivals are discussed, as well as those found further a-field. There is seasonal advice for vegetable and flower growers, recipes using garden produce and many other garden- and plant-related titbits. Illustrated throughout with Holly's beautiful photographs, this book is a perfect companion to the gardening year.
Offering unusual and timely snippets of information and advice, this book is a celebration of all things to do with gardening, and will be welcomed by gardeners and garden lovers alike.
Holly Kerr Forsyth is a writer, photographer and passionate gardener. She has written about gardens for more than a decade and has been the Weekend Australian garden columnist for ten years. She has an Arts degree from the University of Queensland, is a graduate of Ryde Horticultural College, Sydney, and has a PhD in history from the University of New South Wales. Holly has written for a range of academic and mainstream publications and is the author of seven books on gardening, including the bestselling Remembered Gardens: Eight women and their visions of an Australian landscape, The Constant Gardener: A Botanical Bible and Gardens of Eden.
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