allanbecker-gardenguru

 
Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,315
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (36 of 36)
Location: Montreal, Canada
In My Own Words:
I am a perennial garden consultant, designing flower gardens for private clients in the Montreal area. It began as a hobby when I was a teenager and became a second career when I retired from industry. When I'm not gardening, I review gardening books for Bookpleasures.com and write for my blog at allanbecker.gardenguru.squarespace.com

 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,315 - Total Helpful Votes: 36 of 36
Maxwell's Mountain by Becker Shari
Maxwell's Mountain by Becker Shari
A parable about parental nurturing and mentoring that develops in a child a sense of trust, self esteem, organizational skills, and self confidence..
CitiGeeks® 3x Anti-Glare Premium Screen Protector &hellip
In order to satisfy the needs of all consumer's, this product is shipped with more useable optional parts than the customer expected. One needs to sort through all of the contents, lay them out on a surface, and then select those or that item that is required. One helpful hint is to look for the shape of screen protector that matches the shape of the phone. Technologically challenged seniors like me might get confused with all of the extra goodies [such as extra tabs for a more precise application] in the shipping package because they do not understand what their purpose is and with compromised eyesight, are unable to read the finely printed instructions on the tiny pieces. For such… Read more
A Recipe for Continuous Bloom by Lorraine Roberts
A Recipe for Continuous Bloom by Lorraine Roberts
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The easiest way to ensure a continuously blooming perennial garden, from the earliest spring until fall, is to buy a copy of this book. Thank you, Lorraine Roberts, for making it so easy for new gardeners to create continuous-flowering gardens, in temperate and colder climates.
Before the publication of this manual, whenever neophyte gardeners wanted to create three-season flowerbeds, they were compelled to muddle through encyclopedic photo-lists of plants. The first step was to make a list of those flowers that were appealing. The second step was to edit the list to eliminate plants that were inappropriate for one's growing zone.
The tedious chore continued with a third step -… Read more