Off the Shelf: Salad Plants for Your Garden

Off the Shelf: Salad Plants for Your Garden

Continuing with my goal of reading one of the unread gardening books on my shelf every month this year, I choose Salad Plants for Your Garden by Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix as my book for May. It has been in my possession for two years since I bought it in a charity...
The fourth dimension

The fourth dimension

On Friday afternoon I spent some time pottering about in the garden with Ryan, and it was the day when I came to the conclusion that my gardening ambitions had exceeded the space available. Again – this is an annual event, and I’m sure it’s common amongst gardeners. I...
Two great books from Timber Press

Two great books from Timber Press

With my bookshelf groaning under the weight of unread review books, I have declared an emergency Reading Week. Reading Week at university is a bit like half term – the lecturers get a week off teaching, and the students are supposed to use it to catch up on their...
Two new books on healing plants

Two new books on healing plants

I have been sent two very different books on healing plants to review this spring. The first is ‘The Herbal Apothecary’. It’s written by JJ Pursell, an American “board-certified naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist”, and published by Timber Press. It...

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