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The Curious Gardener

3.77  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Jurgen Dahl explores the connections between the life of the garden and the life of the mind. He ranges from discussing why gardeners should grow bad-smelling plants to how readers should eat their flowers.
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published September 15th 2004 by Timber Press (OR) (first published January 1st 2002)
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Emma Cooper
Dec 11, 2009 Emma Cooper rated it it was amazing
The Curious Gardener brings together, for the first time in English, three of German gardener Jurgen Dahl's works.

"Gardening Virtues and Botanical Surprises" is a tour of the four seasons in Dahl's eclectic garden. Dahl grows each plant because of a joy in all plants – he wants to meet each species individually, get to know them and share his fascination. Some thrive in his garden (in the author photograph he is all but hidden by an enormous gunnera). Others don't, and Dahl keeps a pot of old pl
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Nov 28, 2016 Rogue Reader rated it liked it
A gentle, calm and lovingly written series of essays reflecting Dahl's curious mind and spirit, seeing the small details of plants and his surroundings.
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Easy to pick up and read bits and pieces, here and there, as it suits you.
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