Pool Love? Books to read with a Gin and Tonic in hand.

Pool Love? Books to read with a Gin and Tonic in hand.

Chances are if you are in on the eastern seaboard right now you are HOT. Damn hot. The summer heatwaves (and sadly, bushfires) have started early this year. 

I wish I had a pool! I'm obsessed with pools. Obsessed. It started with a love of swimming, but as I got older I cannot go visit ANY garden without thinking: where would I put my pool? 

Here's some pool porn: novels and coffee table books to keep you cool through summer.

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Simon Rickard, Heirloom Vegetables (with Q&A)

Simon Rickard, Heirloom Vegetables (with Q&A)

My book is a celebration of heirloom vegetables – their beauty, history and utility.

In the first part of the book, I explain what makes a vegetable an ‘heirloom’, and why that makes it special. In the second part, I paint a portrait of each vegetable family to show how vegetables are related to one another, as well as to other plants. 

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