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Nature Lover's Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders
by Diane Olson
Did you know that : We all have follicle mites living on our faces? In India, the humble pigeon is a symbol of lust? Jumping spiders sometimes watch TV with you? Healthy garden soil has the same characteristics as a good chocolate cake? The North Pole rarely points north? The caterpillar of the silver-spotted skipper blasts its frass (poop) five feet outside its nest? ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published June 1st 2012 by GIbbs Smith
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An excellent little book chock-full of delicious trivia. (Did you know that the milky sap lettuce- and lettuce-related plants release when you cut their stems actually has opiate-like affects on humans? In other words, drink it and it will make you high.) I particularly recommend this for gardeners, since a lot of the trivia about about gardening, but I'm not a gardener and I got a real kick out of it.