The Brother Gardeners

The Brother Gardeners

Botany, Empire, and the Birth of An Obsession

Book - 2009
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Follows the lives of six men who shared a passion for plants and a love of gardening in eighteenth-century London, who made Britain the epicenter of horticulture, and transformed gardening from an aristocratic pastime to a national obsession.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2009, c2008
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780307270238
0307270238
Branch Call Number: SB61 .W85 2009x
635.092 W961b
Characteristics: x, 354 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm

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Apr 28, 2018

A slow start, but well worth continuing to read for the history and passion of fellow plant lovers and those of us who dig in the dirt!

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