Sue Carpenter

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (13 of 13)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 266,688 - Total Helpful Votes: 13 of 13
In Tune With The Moon 2013: The Complete Day-by-Da&hellip by Michel Gros
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating!, 24 May 2013
I used to buy this book every year when I lived in Brittany and was delighted to find that it was now available in English. It is packed with facts, both astrological, horticultural and much more (compost, homemade fertilizers, planting calendar, companion planting, on and on. . .). You can follow it as fastidiously as you feel appropriate and it certainly helps to keep me on my toes as regards getting things in on time! An awful lot depends on the weather of course, but an experiment was done recently with planting potatoes (Gardeners Question Time on Radio 4, 12th May I think) and the ones planted on a root date came up before those which were planted before them on a less 'favourable'… Read more
Cyclamatic GTE Step Through E-Bike - Silver Cyclamatic
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Back to childhood!, 24 May 2013
Rather like being pushed from behind by your parents when you first learn to ride a bike. You can go up a fairly steep hill without being knackered when you get to the top, but it still gives you a fair amount of exercise. Also good for setting off quickly when the traffic lights turn green, as you can use the 'accelerator'. Easy to ride, and pretty comfortable. Perfect for older people (of which I am one!).
In Tune With The Moon 2012: The Complete Day-by-Da&hellip by Michel Gros
I find this book fascinating. I first came across it in Brittany, where there are even commercial growers who sow their seeds using it. Very glad to see it is now translated into English.