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  • RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners

    RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners contains 1,500 of the most useful and most widespread Latin names, organised into thematic chapters including Colour, Size, Form and Habitat. Each chapter is further subdivided into smaller groups, such as large plants and small plants. This allows gardeners to make…

  • RHS Latin for Gardeners

    RHS Latin for Gardeners is an informative, entertaining and beautifully illustrated unraveling of the mysteries of botanical Latin. Over 3,000 Latin names are listed alphabetically, showing how plant names can reveal where a plant originally comes from (and thus its preferred growing conditions),…

  • Gardener's Latin

    …through the Latin words that describe and distinguish plants and flowers and compiled a single volume of select definitions and gardening lore. Narcissus bulbocodium or Narcissus cyclamineus? Isabellinus , iadinus , ianthinus? Basilaris or basilicus? Today's gardeners encounter Latin terms like…

  • Botanical Latin

    This reference work explains the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin, and covers the roots and origins of Latin and latinised geographical names, colour terms, symbols and abbreviations, diagnoses and descriptions, and the formation of names and epithets. An invaluable source of information for…

  • A Little Book of Latin for Gardeners

    …with Indian miniature paintings? These are some of the questions answered in Peter Parker's adventurous exploration of the mysteries of Botanical Latin. Evolved over many centuries and often thought to belong to the rarefied world of scholars and scientists, this invented language is in fact a very…

  • Name That Plant: An Illustrated Guide

    Botanical Latin has become a common language for the dedicated gardener. But for the less experienced the Latin names can appear confusing. However, once you understand the basic rules they are actually rather easy to use. It is quite common for people to refer to plants by either their common or…

  • The Syon Abbey Herbal AD 1517

    …Syon Abbey Herbal is divided into two main parts - a list of healing plants from Greek, Latin, French and Middle English sources; and a list of remedies from Latin and English sources. One chapter, wholly in latin, is on the use of urine for diagnosis, particularly of a women's conditions; another…

  • Alpine Flowers

    …and essential description along with its name in English, Latin, German, French and Italian and interesting information about the origins of some of the more curious flower names. Each one is also indexed by its English and its Latin name so you can follow up a hunch about a name or find out…

  • The Wild Flower Key

    …accepted as the best of its kind for its combination of meticulous illustrations and the use of keys to aid recognition. For this new edition the Latin names have been revised in accordance with the current classification system. It is now published as the ideal book for the serious student of…

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  • Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

    …right plants for the soil and position, caring for your lawn and growing fruit and vegetables. Gardening indoors and maintenance are also included. Written by an experienced garden journalist, this no-nonsense guide uses common names rather than Latin ones and even includes a gardener's dictionary.

  • Hydrangea Macrophylla 30x40cm

    …wild in woodland in East Asia, North and South America. Each print is made using fine art archival paper from the original photographic image and comes mounted. Each print is signed by Jane Anashka and named with its Latin name. Print measures 30 x 40 cm including mount. Mount measures 5cm in depth.

  • Discovering Wild Plant Names

    Many wild plant names originate from early Greek, Latin or Old English and through the ages their original meanings have become misunderstood or unknown. This book aims to bring order to the confusion of botanical classification by tracing the origins of both the popular English names and the…

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