Talking Dirt

Talking Dirt

The Drt Diva's Down-to-earth Guide to Organic Gardening

Book - 2010 | 1st ed.
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A lively and practical guide to organic gardening from a renowned garden expert. Spiegelman's down-to-earth wit and wisdom create the perfect primer for anyone with a passion for homegrown veggies or fresh-cut flowers.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780399535659
0399535659
Branch Call Number: 635.0484 S755
Characteristics: xviii, 286 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.

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RichardPaul
Apr 06, 2011

Talking Dirt ----
By Annie Spiegelman c - 2010 ----

A good view and read. ----

The first Dirt book I've found that fits in your pocket ----

I'm going to buy one soon maybe two! ----

I checked all of these to review with a customer. ----

Enjoy! ----

RichardPaul

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alitat77
Jan 15, 2011

I think the general description fits well here. The author's writing style is quite "lively" and colorful... certainly entertaining. I was annoyed that she took 10 pages to say over and over what she was about to write about and what the following chapters would contain (I kept thinking, "Just get to it already!"), but overall this is a good garden how-to for someone just starting out, who owns their first house (or their first yard worth digging into, I should say), or who is just looking to get back to basics. I think the book didn't really appeal especially to me (as I have gardened and read quite a few how-to's at this point already), but I think that's just my personal take. Certainly if you have a brown thumb and want to make yours greener you should pick this up.

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