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How To Survive A Garden Gnome Attack

Okay, that title had to get your attention – right?

It is the title of a new book I discovered yesterday at the bookstore written by Chuck Sambuchino. It was so funny and cute — I had to buy it.GnomeL

Here is an excerpt from the the book:

"Are you at risk? If you're reading this book, chances are you're in proximity to garden gnomes (Gnomus hortus) and have made the most important decision of your life: to educate yourself and take a stand against these suburban subversives."

After covering assessing your risk, protecting yourself, defending yourself and applying what you learned, the author even goes into what to do after you have won the war…

"I would be remiss if I did not cover the basics of dead garden gnome removal…"

I found myself actually laughing out loud at some of the photos. It made for a fun (fast read).

And if you are interested in more hilarious info on garden gnomes, check out this tongue-n-cheek video (filmed by dead serious, real-life horties) about how gnomes are "an invasive species". They did such a fabulous job of keeping a straight face.


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About the Author:

Theresa Loe is the founder of Living Homegrown® and the Canning Academy®. For 9 years, Theresa was the Co-Executive Producer & Canning Expert on the national PBS gardening series, Growing A Greener World®. Theresa homesteads on just 1/10th of an acre in Los Angeles with her husband, two sons and several disorderly but totally adorable chickens. Learn more about Living Homegrown here and about the Canning Academy here.