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RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners By The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners by The Royal Horticultural Society

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An ideal companion for use in the garden or when selecting new plants.

RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners Summary

RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More than 1,500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain by The Royal Horticultural Society

RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners is a unique guide to plant binomials based on the bestselling RHS Latin for Gardeners. It contains 1,500 of the most useful and most widespread Latin names, organized 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 new connections and discoveries in a way standard alphabetical lists don't permit. 'Behind the Name' feature boxes further increase the book's practical value, and a wide range of botanical watercolours ensure that it is beautiful as well as functional.

This book includes a definition and pronunciation guide for each word, as well as a 16-page alphabetical index, so that it can still be used as a conventional dictionary of Latin names. And its handy, pocket-sized format makes it the perfect gift.

RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners Reviews

Confused by botanical names? The new RHS Latin for Gardeners explains all - The Times

About The Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is the UK's largest gardening charity, dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Its charitable work includes providing expert advice and information, training the next generation of gardeners and promoting the ecological, aesthetic and psychological benefits of gardening in an urban environment.

James Armitage is the Principal Botanist with the Royal Horticultural Society, where he has worked since 2002. Based in the Herbarium at RHS Garden Wisley, his work is focused on research into the identity and origins of garden plants. He is an acknowledged expert on the taxonomy and nomenclature of cultivated plants, and worked on several books, notably RHS Plant Finder and the most recent edition of The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs. His general writing has been published widely in the gardening press, and in 2012 he was named the Garden Media Guild's Trade Journalist of the Year.

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GOR008162550
9781784722265
178472226X
RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More than 1,500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain by The Royal Horticultural Society
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2016-09-08
160
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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