Cursing the Basil and Other Folklore of the GardenBook - 1998
Traditional spells and rituals for finding one's true love; the significance in myths of bay leaves, thyme and sage; the mania for tulip bulbs that caused stockmarkets to crash in Holland; the symbolism of royal wedding bouquets, and much more, are all described in this exploration into the strange history of many plants.
Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Horsdal & Schubart Publishers, c1998.
Characteristics: xii, 209 p. :,ill.