Garden Heroes and Villains

Garden Heroes and Villains

by George Drower (Author)


A follow up to Gardeners, Gurus and Grubs , this collection of stories looks at the heroes and villains of the gardening world. It talks about: how Heron of Alexandria surprised unwelcome visitors to his garden in the ancient times by squirting water over them from his newly invented fountain; the story of the garden gnome; and more.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: The History Press
Published: 23 Nov 2006

ISBN 10: 0750933666
ISBN 13: 9780750933667

Author Bio
George Drower is a writer and historian, and the author of Gardeners, Gurus and Grubs and Boats, Boffins and Bowlines. He has also written a number of articles for publications including The Times, the Sunday Times, the Independent and House & Garden.