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Gardening Canada

1001 Weird Facts For Canadian Gardeners

by (author) Alan Jackson

Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Mar 2010
Canada, Reference
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2010
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This delightful compendium presents all that is weird and wonderful about Canadian gardens. Did you know we used to think tomatoes were poisonous? Did you know radishes are related to cabbage, broccoli and mustard? Discover all sorts of odd gardening facts.

About the author

Contributor Notes

Born in Simcoe, Ontario, to a family of food processors, A. H. JACKSON has always been fascinated by the skies above our heads. He flew his first plane at 14 and left home at 17 to continue his atmospheric exploration. Jackson believes that, in the twine of life, there are two special genes unique to humankind—hope and humour—and thinks we should all turn to the funny side of life in the face of adversity. He must have quite the sense of humour, then, since he’s been struck by lightning five times! Alan has co-authored a mystery—Pretty Maids all in a Row—and has several adventure books for young adults in the wings.

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