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Hardly wicked, - just a tiny bit mischievous perhaps.

Advantages: Some of the drawings are really very pretty, some interesting content
Disadvantages: Really quite dull in parts, brevity of information, disordered layout

Introduction I've always been something of a fact hoarder - I love to learn, and have a great love of reading books dealing with unusual topics, so when I saw Wicked Plants: The A-Z of Plants That Kill, Maim, Intoxicate and Otherwise Offend' ...

Nymphypig 07.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Wicked Plants: The A-Z of Plants That Kill, Maim, Intoxicate & Otherwise Offend - Amy Stewart

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Don't keep off the grasses, get into them!

Advantages: Great starting point, easy to access, full of ideas
Disadvantages: None

Gardening is as prone to fads and fancies as any other pastime and hobby, and in recent years there has been a surge of interest in growing ornamental grasses. Those whose gardens became reminiscent of the South American pampas with its grass of the same ...

2mennycds 01.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Gardening with Ornamental Grasses - Roger Grounds

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Not so weedy now eh?

Advantages: This book has made me see nettles in a whole new light
Disadvantages: there's an increased risk of stinging now that you'll want to pick them!

Introduction Before stumbling across this book on Amazon, (and subsequently buying it) I held the opinion, along with most people that nettles were as useful as an iron lung at an airport metal detector. Indeed, the Latin name for nettles - Urt ...

StewwyB 25.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of 101 Uses for Stinging Nettles - Piers Warren

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Learn Allot Grow Allot

Advantages: Clear concise advice and easy to follow
Disadvantages: None for me

~~ Allotment – Month by Month ~~ I have the most vivid and wonderful childhood memories where I would help my Dad in the garden where he would be working hard with planting and harvesting our family’s ve ...

Alyson29 21.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Allotment Month by Month - Alan Buckingham

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Allotment Month by Month - will my backyard count instead?

Advantages: Very useful, good size, invaluable resource to take camping, walking, on holiday etc
Disadvantages: Some people refuse to grow food and instead have marigolds and petunias. Boring

... Introduction: Continuing my one man protest against the amount of beauty care product reviews on here, please find below my thoughts on a book which has proved invaluable for me in my garden – Allotment Month by Month. However, to keep the Soap ...

StewwyB 26.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Allotment Month by Month - Alan Buckingham

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