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Gary Kingsley comes from San Francisco, USA and has been a member since September 7, 2013
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User's review (posted on September 7, 2013)
This made grape growing very enjoyable for me

My father left me a small vineyard when he moved to Asia with his new wife. The vineyard was a mess, but I didn’t want it to go to waste, so I had to revive it on my own. My wife suggested trying a different type of gardening, but it’s been a vineyard since I was a small boy, and I have a lot of memories in that place. I didn’t want to let it go. I didn’t have any idea about gardening or about grapes before reading this book. I was surprised that it taught me everything I needed to know to get started. There are explanations here on the different types of grapes that grow in the different types of weather and soil. That’s important for me because when I got the vineyard from my dad, it was in a terrible condition and it looked like the plants were not made for our particular weather and soil. Now, using the knowledge I gained from this book, I’ve made the vineyard so much better than the way I remember it when I was a kid. I’m already supplying grapes to one local winemaker. It’s not that big, but the money is good, and I get to keep my childhood playground for my kids. I enjoy tending to the vineyard now. I find it very relaxing.