Sleeping With a Sunflower - Gardening Book
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Sleeping With A Sunflower
A Treasury of Old-Time Gardening Lore.
by Louise Riotte
224 pages; 6" x 9"; Line drawings; recipes; charts; Paperback.
Tucked in between these pages are quotes, poems, symbolism, old wives-tales, recipes, historical quips, American Indian lore and more that keep you well entertained. Louise Riotte shares a great deal about herself, her mother and her gardening experiences from an early age. What she shares is a treasure trove. Here are gardening and harvesting tips that have withstood the test of time - secrets of nature as old as the hills and as fresh as the first spring rain.
The book covers weather signs, astrological lunar lore, wild foods, vegetables, flowers, mysterious and medicinal powers of herbs, non-poisonous pest controls, companion planting and folklore of early America. The format following month by month makes experiencing nature simpler and more enjoyable.