Friday, 26 November 2010
It's less than a month to Christmas, so what better time is there for me to have a fantastic book to give away, plus details of a bargain book discount available elsewhere?
First up is a copy of The Well-Connected Gardener by Sue Minter. This is the biography of Alicia Amsherst, who is credited with founding garden history via her book A History of Gardening in England published in 1895. She may have been brought up in a very privileged family (hence her being well-connected), but she was a very well educated, talented woman whose recognition in the gardening world seems to have been largely forgotten until now.
I'll be reviewing this book shortly. If you like what you see, then all you need to do is leave a comment on here between now and December 13th and the first name out the hat wins the prize. This'll give me time to catch the last parcel post, so you should receive it before Christmas. Sorry, this is available to UK readers only.
However all USA and UK readers can benefit from my book bargains... :)
Black Dog books are offering 40% off 4 of their titles: Growing Stuff (£10.50 or $14.95), Kids in the Garden (£5.95 or $10.95), Recycle: The Essential Guide (£11.95 or $17.95) and Making Stuff (£10.50 or $14.95).
I reviewed Recycle: The Essential Guide a while back and the links above will take you to the UK Amazon listings for the other three. All you need to do to take advantage of this offer is to email Jess at Blackdogonline dot com with Veg Plotting Book Offer in the subject line and your delivery address details, plus the book(s) you're interested in your email and Jess will place the order for you. P&P will be extra, but it should still work out cheaper than Amazon's prices. This offer is open until December 31st 2010.