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Roses Love Garlic

Companion Planting and Other Secrets of Flowers

By Louise Riotte

From deterring insect pests with hot peppers to encouraging strawberries by bordering them with chrysanthemums, Louise Riotte shows you how to use the natural qualities of common plants to increase your garden’s productivity. Roses Love Garlic profiles hundreds of plants, features sample garden designs, and includes recipes for using your harvest to make herbal cosmetics, medicinal mixtures, and plant-based dyes. You’ll enjoy learning about the fascinating ways plants work together as you tend to a thriving and bountiful garden. 

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“Fun to read and more interesting than many how to’s.”

Publishers Weekly


“[Roses Love Garlic] is fascinating and makes interesting and useful reading.”



“Let Louis Riotte introduce you to hundreds of flowers and all their friends (and enemies, too.)

Countryside & Small Stock Journal


“…unlocks the secrets of companion gardening as well as other gardening lore.”

Butler (Pa.) Eagle

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July 06, 2012