Roses Love Garlic - Gardening Book
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Roses Love Garlic
Secrets of Companion Planting with Flowers.
by Louise Riotte
256 pages; 6 x 9; B&W illustrations throughout; Paperback.
This sequel to Carrots Love Tomatoes lists hundreds of common and uncommon herbs and flowers, with information on how their proximity can maximize the health and yield of vegetables, berry bushes, and fruit and nut trees. The new edition features a dozen illustrated garden plans.
Plants are listed alphabetically, and each listing contains information on the plant's companion planting properties, pest problem solutions, medicinal uses, history, folklore, and more.
About the Author
Beloved Storey author and life-long gardener Louise Riotte passed away in 1998 at the age of 89. She wrote 12 books on gardening, companion planting, and garden lore, among them the ever-popular Carrots Love Tomatoes, which has sold approximately 515,000 copies. Her father taught her to believe in and practice astrology, while her mother was a practicing herbalist. Together they inevitably influenced her life and her books, Roses Love Garlic, Astrological Gardening, Sleeping with a Sunflower, Catfish Ponds & Lily Pads, and her most recent book, Raising Animals by the Moon. Her own line drawings are included in all her books. Before authoring books, Riotte was a ghost writer for Simon & Schuster and for Jerry Baker's radio gardening show, and she wrote a number of articles for Organic Gardening as well. Riotte took pride in her garden near her home in Ardmore, Oklahoma, which her son Eugene helped care for in her later years.