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Gardener"s Latin

Bird, Richard

Gardener"s Latin

by Bird, Richard

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Published by Vega in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Nomenclature.,
  • Botany -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Bird ; illustrated by Cathy Morley.
    ContributionsMorley, Cathy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18174122M
    ISBN 101840650311
    OCLC/WorldCa40610896

    Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key words mean, impenetrable-sounding and hard-to-pronounce species names are suddenly demystified. Many Latin names hide the secrets of where the plant is found, its colour, flowering times, leaf pattern, natural habitat and all sorts of [ ].   For more than a decade, gardeners have been turning to a beautiful little hardcover book called Gardener's Latin, by Bill Neal. Neal understood that as Latin terms began appearing with increasing frequency on nursery tags and gardening catalogs, gardeners would need help.4/5(18).

    Get this from a library! Gardener's Latin: a lexicon. [Bill Neal; Barbara Damrosch] -- 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.   Latin for Gardeners: Over 3, Plant Names Explained and Explored - Ebook written by Lorraine Harrison. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Latin for Gardeners: Over 3, Plant Names Explained and Explored.

      RHS Latin for Gardeners is an informative, entertaining and beautifully illustrated unravelling of the mysteries of botanical Latin. Over 3, Latin names are listed alphabetically, showing how plant names can reveal where a plant originally comes from (and thus its preferred growing conditions), along with such properties as its shape, form /5().   Practical Latin for Gardeners is a timely and useful guide to plant names based on the bestselling Latin for contains 1, of the most useful and widespread Latin names, organised into thematic chapters including Colour, Plant Form and Habitat.


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