Book reviews

Books about birds

Birds in your garden

Sun, 14/03/2021 - 5:17pm

Penny Woodward talks about attracting birds to your garden and two new books about birds.


The Herbalist's Bible

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 4:19pm

What did people do for medicine in the 17th century? JUSTIN RUSSELL reviews a modern take on a Middle Ages herbal classic.

Books on shelf

Books for presents

Fri, 14/12/2012 - 11:06am

SIMON WEBSTER suggests some reading matter to stimulate the grey matter (and the plant matter, for that matter).

The Fertile Dozen - A beginner's reading list

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 10:58am

In order to understand the present and prepare for the future, it helps to understand the past.

When ELIOT COLEMAN was asked what books would be best to help someone understand what a...

When wild things disappear

Wed, 09/06/2010 - 11:36am

I do like to weave some poetry into OG, just as I like to search for it in the wider world.