- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: Frances Lincoln (16 May 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0711233659
- ISBN-13: 978-0711233652
- Product Dimensions: 17 x 3 x 23 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 286,361 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Weeds, Weeding (& Darwin): The Gardener's Guide Hardcover – 16 May 2013
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‘With this refreshing and well-informed guide, weeding has just become a lot more interesting.’(The Garden)
'A sporadically rib-tickling page turner full of fascinating information... Buy this book and not only will your weed contraol techniques improve, but your dinner party conversation will veer off into hitherto uncharted territory.'(BBC Gardens Illustrated)
'An amusingly written guide to combatting the 100 most common weeds.'(House & Garden)
'Here at last comes a practical guide which explains how weeds work and how best to deal with them.'(Lynn News)
'A jolly good weed... Useful as well as enjoyable.'(Lady)
'This book is made for me; somebody understands my gardening anguish.'(Scotland on Sunday)
About the Author
WILLIAM EDMONDS is a former teacher who has been gardening professionally since 1998. Apart from looking after his own classic cottage garden at Rodmell, Sussex, he has been managing the kitchen garden (now allotments) at Monk’s House (the former home of the Woolfs and now a National Trust property) for the past thirty years and was for ten years the chairman of the RHS (Rodmell Horticultural Society). His wife is the children’s book illustrator Celia Berridge.
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Brilliant... I read this cover to cover, which is not something I expected from what is essentially a serious botanical work. Read morePublished 4 months ago by P. S. Lee
A very interesting book if you need to know your enemy when it comes to gardening.
It takes you through the evolution of weeds in Darwinian fashion but also explains how... Read more
I found most of my weedy problems, but not all. Some of the worst were not included.Published 8 months ago by J. Hughes