The Sweet Apple Gardening Book Author:Celestine Sibley "It is inconceivable to me that there should be people in the world who are not attracted to and fascinated by the great natural laboratory of earth, water, sun and seeds." writes Celestine Sibley. Her "attraction" is a beacon lighing the way down a delightful and rewarding path (beautifully planted, naturally) toward the world of growing things... more ». And, whether your hopes center around a lonely petunia in a window or a large and luxurious garden, Miss Sibley offers here some companionable chat and a great deal of practical advice.
In her inimitable style, Miss Sibley talkds about planning a garden, establishing a compost pile, garden pests, orgaince gardening, insecticides, fertilizers and wildflowers transplanting, flower arrangements and preserving flowers. This book is a book about the beauty of the land, the exciting and often unpredictablel changes in the seasons, and the joy and excitement of growing a garden. And readers everywhere will discover the joy and charm that fill every page.***This lady lived and gardened not far from where I lived and gardened in the early 70's a a young wife and mother. She wrote a gardening column for the Atlanta Journal for many years, as I recall and I alway felt I knew her even though we never met. You will love this book and never want to let it go. One of my favorite, "cozy reads".« less