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ISBN-13: 9780867163490
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.31(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Forewordviii
Introduction1
Part 1Mary's Gold: A History of Flower Legends and Names11
Legends Honor Mary14
Plants Named After Mary16
Mary in Medieval Life18
Mary, Roses and the Rosary21
Part 2Mary's Flowers and Their Legends25
Flowers of the Annunciation
Madonna Lily26
Violet30
Flowers of the Visitation
Columbine34
Flowers of the Nativity
Our Lady's Bedstraw38
Carnation42
Christmas Rose46
Oxeye Daisy50
Star of Bethlehem54
Thistle58
Flowers of the Presentation
Snowdrop62
Jerusalem Cowslip66
Flowers of the Flight Into Egypt
Clematis70
Rosemary74
Juniper78
Germander Speedwell82
Rose of Jericho86
Sea-Pink90
Flowers of the Maternity of Mary
Forget-me-not94
Yellow Lady Slipper98
Fuchsia102
Strawberry106
Cuckoo Flower110
Flowers of Mary the Homemaker
Harebell114
Lavender118
Marigold122
Flowers of Mary at the Cross
Lily of the Valley126
Flowers in Mary's Tomb
Roses and Lilies130
Flowers of Devotion Rewarded
Our Lady's Rose134
Fleur-de-Lis138
Scotch Rose142
Part 3Mary Gardens146
Your Personal Mary Garden149
Plants for the First-time Mary Gardener150
Plants for a Herbal Mary Garden151
Indoor Mary Gardens151
Five Mary Gardens152
Woods Hole, Massachusetts153
Annapolis, Maryland154
Dayton, Ohio154
Portage, Michigan155
Cincinnati, Ohio155
Blessing the Mary Garden156
Appendix
Our Lady's Birthday Flower and Other Plants Named After Mary159
Mary's Attributes160
Mary's Life162
Mary's Features165
Mary's Garments166
In Mary's Household168
In Mary's Garden171
Mary's Roses173
Bibliography174
Index178

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