RHS Gardener's Quiz and Puzzle Book by Simon Akeroyd (signed copy)
100 Brainteasers for those Gardeners who know their onions
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
From quizmaster Dr Gareth Moore, creator of the bestselling The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book, working with the RHS and garden expert Simon Akeroyd, comes 100 quizzes and puzzles to entertain and inform, testing your horticultural and botanical knowledge in fun, creative ways.
About the Author
Simon Akeroyd has written over 30 gardening books, including RHS Gardener's Quiz & Puzzle Book and the bestselling RHS Allotment Handbook & Planner (both published by Mitchell Beazley). Simon's most recent book is RHS 50 Ways to Outsmart a Squirrel & Other Garden Pests. He writes for national garden and lifestyle magazines and as producer and journalist for the BBC.
Simon was previously Gardens' Manager for the National Trust (with properties that include Agatha Christie's Greenway, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle, Bradley Manor and Polesden Lacey). He was also Garden Manager for the Royal Horticultural Society including Harlow Carr and RHS Garden Wisley. Apart from gardening he is also a keen beekeeper.
Quiz setter Dr Gareth Moore has authored numerous bestselling books, including The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book and The Mindfulness Puzzle Book. Dubbed 'Britain's King of Puzzles' by The Sun, his books have sold in excess of 5 million copies in English alone, and have been translated into over 35 languages.
- Publisher : Mitchell Beazley (3 Oct. 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 208 pages
- ISBN-10 : 178472632X
- ISBN-13 : 978-1784726324
- Dimensions : 17.2 x 2.4 x 23.2 cm