Sunday, 27 February 2011

Dig Deep Into This Gift Book For Garden Lovers!

THE GARDENER’S FRIEND

A Miscellany of Wit and Wisdom

Lesley Masters

ISBN: 978 1 84953 152 8 Hardback 208 pages £9.99 4 April 2011

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

Gertrude Jekyl

‘A garden is the best alternative therapy.’

Germaine Greer

Seasoned gardeners, urbanites with window boxes and those who simply potter will savour this miscellany of quotations and prose, interspersed with practical advice on everything from keeping a shed in order to bird spotting. This is a valuable tome of extracts and tips, sprinkled with charming black and white illustrations, that should grace gardeners’ bookshelves everywhere.

Also in this series from Summersdale:

THE CYCLIST’S FRIEND: A Miscellany of Wit and Wisdom

Chris Naylor

ISBN: 978 1 84953 146 7 Hardback 208 pages £9.99 9 May 2011

Roadies, tourers, mountain bikers and casual cyclists will savour this insightful collection of quotations and prose from cycle lovers past and present, interspersed with practical tips on everything from fixing a puncture to choosing the right bicycle.

THE WALKER’S FRIEND: A Miscellany of Wit and Wisdom

Jude Palmer

ISBN: 978 1 84953 052 1 Hardback 208 pages £9.99

Hikers, ramblers, dog walkers and casual strollers will cherish this beautifully designed collection of quotations and excerpts from classic and contemporary writing, both humorous and evocative, peppered with practical tips on everything from walking boots to where to spot wildlife.

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