VINTAGE BOOK JOY

garden herbsFound this little vintage herb guide in a secondhand bookshop in Wales recently. It’s the perfect prop of course, but also contains some hilarious chapters where the author can’t conceal their disdain for certain herbs. For example, Sweet Cicely is not one of his favourites, but instead of leaving it out altogether, he simply writes:

sweet cicelyOh for the days when scientific books were a bit less, well, scientific.

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