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Sleeping with a Sunflower: A Treasury of Old-Time Gardening Lore
Arranged month by month, this book is packed with pure gardening folk wisdom: planting by the moon, fishing when and where the bass will bite, and more. A treasured gift for anyone interested in the forgotten lore of gardening.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 9th 1995 by Storey Publishing, LLC
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I love this woman's personality and the book is mostly great. I only give it three stars, however, because, for a book that's supposed to be about gardening, there sure is a lot of info on hunting and fishing! I don't get it.
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 influen ...moreMore about Louise Riotte...