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By Bobby J. Ward

This can be a ideal bedside e-book for the literate gardener and makes a good gardener's reward ebook. it really is an wonderful survey of eighty plant genera, with a mess of references to, and extracts from, fantasy and literature from Shakespeare to the Victorian language of plant life. in keeping with prodigious examine, it contains a lot literature that has fallen into undeserved obscurity, in addition to decisions from the nice poets. it's a pleasant examine of the effect of the world's vegetation on humanity, from the mundane to the magical.

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