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If Your Rhubarb Is Backward, Bend It Forward (Or, the Ill-Tempered Garden) - Benington Marsh

David & Charles, 1973, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper with the price also clipped. Edges of the boards slightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “There are probably a few people (usually men) for whom a garden is epitomised by a neat array of trees, shrubs and bedding plants, correctly dressed ranks of peas and beans, and an immaculate lawn. They relish the continuous war with undisciplined nature — the endless struggle against weeds, pests and diseases. But men seldom garden before they marry, and they then have to cope with the erratic and outrageously successful plantings of their wives and the depredations of children and dogs. Life is busy, and the garden is there to be lived in rather than maintained as a show-piece.
Size: 8¾" x 5½"
Number of Pages: 164
ISBN: 0715359088

£6.50