Gardener's Latin: Discovering the Origins, Lore & Meanings of Botanical Names

Gardener's Latin: Discovering the Origins, Lore & Meanings of Botanical Names

by Bill Neal, Barbara Damrosch
     
 
Gardener's Latin is a glossary of the Latin terms that appear on nursery tags and in gardening catalogs, and is filled with little-known facts and fables about plants and their names.

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Gardener's Latin is a glossary of the Latin terms that appear on nursery tags and in gardening catalogs, and is filled with little-known facts and fables about plants and their names.

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Booknews
A compilation of Latin terms that describe and distinguish among plants and flowers, with brief, clear definitions, and related lore which fills the margins of each page. Introduction by Barbara Damrosch. Beautifully produced--would make a lovely gift for any gardener. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945575948
Publisher:
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date:
04/28/1992
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 7.31(h) x 0.70(d)

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