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Free download ñ The 64 Tomato How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity Spent a Fortune and Endured an Existential Crisis in the uest for the Perfect Garden ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Bill Alexander had no idea that his simple dream of having a vegetable garden and small orchard in his backyard would lead him into life and death battles with groundhogs webworms weeds and weather; midnight expeditions in the dead of winter to dig up fresh thyme; and skirmishes with neighbors who feed the verm. William Alexander you are a talented writer In less capable hands I probably would have dispensed with the book entirely or thrown it across the room Unfortunately that is about the only nice thing I can say because Mr Alexander you are a pompous boobThe book itself is a train wreck of a tale about bourgeois gentleman farmer the term gentleman farmer is his not mine who spends a fortune on the ideal of a garden that never uite realizes its Platonic form Alexander spends less time enjoying his garden or the garden experience except for the er organic food then complaining about this or that pest weed etc Throughout Alexander repeatedly demonstrates that this or that problem is really brought about by his own stupidity than any inherent aspect of the gardening process And his solutions I really am an organic gardener but that organic solution didn t work so I m going to spray some heavy pesticides on it instead but I still am an environmentalist resoundingly failed to impress Next time Alexander move to an English country estate and hire a gardener That way you can have the garden of your dreams and I do not have to suffer your upper middle class whining Thanks

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Free download ñ The 64 Tomato How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity Spent a Fortune and Endured an Existential Crisis in the uest for the Perfect Garden ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Cro tomato wraps and then amortizing it over the life of his garden it comes as uite a shock to learn that it cost him a staggering 64 to grow each one of his beloved Brandywine tomatoes But as any gardener will tell you you can't put a price on the unparalleled pleasures of providing fresh food for your family. I laughed out loud several times while reading this and also couldn t help but read the section out loud to my fianc about Red Delicious apples and how much the author hates them and why he cannot for the life of him understand why people choose to eat them All I can say us Amen brotherAll of that aside I didn t love the book uite as much as I think I could have At the end he has no great epiphany he doesn t come to any understanding about the way his life needs to interact with gardening Instead he just basically shrugs his shoulders and says he s just trying to figure things out This is real life so I know that it doesn t always end with a neatly tied bow but there needs to be a conclusion at the end I just didn t feel like this book had oneHe s a computer programmer and it shows This book is just a little stiff I don t feel like I really got to know William 35 stars but I m feeling generous today

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Free download ñ The 64 Tomato How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity Spent a Fortune and Endured an Existential Crisis in the uest for the Perfect Garden ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF In ie deer Not to mention the vacations that had to be planned around the harvest the near electrocution of the tree man the limitations of his own middle aged body and the pity of his wife and kids When Alexander runs just for fun a costbenefit analysis adding up everything from the live animal trap to the Vel. i expected this to be something in the vein of all those sustainable gardeninglefty uasi gentleman farmer memoirs making the rounds these days with page after page dedicated to the author s environmental rights decision making processes lofty pronouncements on the superiority of home grown tomatoes what i actually got was so much funnier satisfying i mean yes the dude acknowledges that he could conceivably be seen as a gentleman farmer he describes himself several times as a liberal khaki wearing NPR listening satchel toter he does spill a little ink on the superiority of his home home grown brandywine tomatoes but there is so much here i actually laughed out loud a couple of times which i almost never do while readingthe author his wife buy a house in the hudson valley it needs a lot of repairs but it has a huge yard they daydream about growing the garden of their fantasies they even hire a landscape designer her husband contractor to arrange it for them which kind of blew my mind the hijinks start right away as the house is located in a region that used to be rife with brick factories thanks to the brick uality clay in the soil the contractor drags his feet digging the beds for the garden until the frost has started then can t complete the job because the yard is just one enormous brick but eventually the garden is dug plants are planted the rest of the book documents the many foibles that ensued including the author s attempts to grow a sound of music uality meadow culminating in the near decision to arrange a controlled burn to combat the unwanted weeds choking the meadow the darwinian progression of woodchucks living under the woodshed evolving to one super woodchuck willing to brave an electric fence to loll about in the garden eat tomatoes the horrifying karma that followed the capture of an oppossum in the live animal trap etc i personally do not garden am not really interested in gardening i still thought this book was awesome all of my gardening friends should definitely check it out


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    [The 64 Tomato How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity Spent a Fortune and Endured an Existential Crisis in the uest for the Perfect Garden] EBOOK DOWNLOAD I laughed out loud several times while reading this and also couldn't help but read the section out loud to my fiancé about Red Delicious apples and how much the author hates them and why he cannot for the life of him un

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    [The 64 Tomato How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity Spent a Fortune and Endured an Existential Crisis in the uest for the Perfect Garden] EBOOK DOWNLOAD At a certain point reading this book felt like being forced to listen to yet another privileged North American male get everything he ever wanted in life but complain about it every step of the way Lots of hot air and wind baggery E

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  • Paperback
  • 304
  • The 64 Tomato How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity Spent a Fortune and Endured an Existential Crisis in the uest for the Perfect Garden
  • William Alexander
  • English
  • 23 February 2020
  • 9781565125575