RHS gardener's quiz & puzzle book - Simon Akeroyd

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Title
RHS gardener's quiz & puzzle book - 100 brainteasers for gardeners who know their onions
Author
Simon Akeroyd
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Mitchell Beazley
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20191003

'Who is the patron saint of gardeners? Which leafy South American herb, 200 times sweeter than sugar, has no calories?
These are just two of the knotty brainteasers in this fun book for gardening know-it-alls, ideal for those wanting to test the limits of their botanical knowledge. And if you were wondering, the answers are: St Fiacre and stevia.' - Mail on Sunday

Ever wanted to show just how much you know about roses?
Or see if you can remember the Latin name for Japanese Maple? RHS Gardener's Quiz & Puzzle Book is designed to test your horticultural and botanical knowledge with puzzles to delight and challenge.

Featuring over 400 lavishly illustrated questions, from anagrams to garden history, from obscure tools to identifying plants based on their leaves - there are questions for every level of gardening knowledge.

Including...
- Solve anagrams to improve your knowledge of Latin names
- Test your ability to identify plant anatomy with annotated diagrams
- Feature pages contain quizzes on specific themes such as botany, vegetables, houseplants, pests and plant care
...and much more.

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Simon Akeroyd is a garden writer with a passion for both kitchen gardening and cooking. He contributes to numerous magazines including Grow Your Own (as the Allotment Gardener) and was also a garden and food writer for the BBC. His books include Shrubs and Small Trees, Lawns and Ground Cover, RHS Allotment Handbook and Planner, A Small Course in Veg and Fruit, RHS Vegetables for the Gourmet Gardener, Raised-Bed Gardening and RHS Gardening School. He was previously a Garden Manager for the Royal Horticultural Society, and has worked at both RHS Wisley and Harlow Carr.

Who is the patron saint of gardeners? Which leafy South American herb, 200 times sweeter than sugar, has no calories?
These are just two of the knotty brainteasers in this fun book for gardening know-it-alls, ideal for those wanting to test the limits of their botanical knowledge. And if you were wondering, the answers are: St Fiacre and stevia.


Mail on Sunday

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Puzzles.|Gardening - Examinations, questions, etc.|Plants - Examinations, questions, etc.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
208

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