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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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Fantastic information

Advantages: Covers everything i need to know about roses
Disadvantages: none

...I'm not a rose person myself but I bought this book as my wife likes roses and we had a very sad looking rose in the back garden. I was going to dig it up and compost it, glad I didn't as it just didn't like the soil it w ...

the_enlightened_one 05.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Rose Expert - D.G. Hessayon

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Perennial plants and how to garden them by Alan Titchmarsh

Advantages: Useful ideas
Disadvantages: None,

...How to garden Perennial garden plants How to garden Perennial garden plants Alan Titchmarsh How to garden Perennial garden plants How to garden Perennial garden plants is a book from the Series How to Garden written by Alan Titchmarsh. The photographs m ...

mumsymary 02.06.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Perennial Garden Plants - Alan Titchmarsh

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