Sep 28, 2020
Master Gardener
Posted by Rolf Margenau

Please be aware, this is a novel not a gardening book However, there are some excellent gardening tips offered by one of the heroines, Bitsy Crangle, in her monthly gardening newsletter Mainly, though, this is about what happens to our environment through the unregulated development and use of genetically engineered seeds and the chemicals involved in their use But itPlease be aware, this is a novel not a gardening book However, there are some excellent gardening tips offered by one of the heroines, Bitsy Crangle, in her monthly gardening newsletter Mainly, though, this is about what happens to our environment through the unregulated development and use of genetically engineered seeds and the chemicals involved in their use But it is not a polemic the story is told with humor and appreciation for volunteer groups everywhere.The following questions and others are answered in the novel.What happens when a Master Gardener innocently plants packets of magical seeds from the Peruvian in experimental plots operated by New Anglia s agricultural college Why does Bemis International Group, Agricultural Chemicals Division BIG AG feel so threatened by the plants those seeds produce What is the mysterious eco terrorism group doing to save the monarch butterfly Best selling author Rolf Margenau revisits the twenty year old hero of Public Information, Wylie Cypher, in his seventy fifth year He is a volunteer Master Gardener and is involved with four women plus Emma, his Weimaraner One of those women is responsible for the plants that threaten to destabilize the comfortable world of seeds genetically engineered to withstand potent weed killers Another is Wylie s bitter ex wife The third is a granddaughter who lives with him as she completes law school and the fourth, Linda, is his for

  • Title: Master Gardener
  • Author: Rolf Margenau
  • ISBN: 9780988231108
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Paperback
  • Master Gardener Please be aware this is a novel not a gardening book However there are some excellent gardening tips offered by one of the heroines Bitsy Crangle in her monthly gardening newsletter Mainly though

    Nancy

    What an absorbing book I enjoyed the pointed but accurate gardening advice that opened every chapter, and thought the main characters were engaging and well rounded As in any good satire, there are numerous characters with odd names Forsythia Bandage, the Vietnamese Mary Smith, and Phineas Allgud coursing through the book s pages, so one needs an agile memory to keep up It is definitely worth the effort because the word plays and jokes are both subtle and hilarious.Magic seeds begin and end the [...]


    Niffer

    I received this book for free through a First Reads giveaway.This was an odd book Parts of it were very good I loved the newspaper column at the beginning of each chapter and many of the characters were very likable But there were really way too many characters most off whom had very detailed back stories that had nothing to do with the overall plot The lack of quotation marks when people were speaking made it hard to follow conversations The plot itself was incredibly convoluted with plenty of [...]


    Consuelo Murgia

    I m attracted by books that tell you the truth about controversial themes.


    Deb Heslinga

    By Claire Sullivan but wasn t available on Good Read


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