The Lifelong Gardener: Garden with Ease and Joy at Any Age
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- Hardback (BB)
- 01 Sep 2019
- Timber Press
- 224 pages - 190 x 165 x 16mm
An estimated 10,000 baby boomers retire every day, and many of them are gardeners. As part of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, they need to adapt how they garden to ensure they can continue enjoying the hobby for years to come. In The Lifelong Gardener, popular garden speaker Toni Gattone shares adaptive gardening techniques that help readers garden smarter, not harder. Gattone offers tried-and-true methods that help eliminate the physical strain of gardening like buying new ergonomic tools, using raised beds, making small adjustments like using kneeling pads, and dozens of simple ways to make the garden comfortable. Throughout, Gattone maintains a positive and empowering tone that honors the garden and the gardener and focuses on the joy of aging. The perfect gift for older home gardeners, The Lifelong Gardener shows how a little advanced planning can make gardening a safe and fun daily activity.
Packed with dozens of tips and tricks for making gardening less physically demanding and more gratifying, this empowering guide is for avid gardeners who want to continue enjoying their favourite hobby at any age.