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Scottish Plants for Scottish Gardens

World / ChecklistOut of Print

By: Jill Duchess of Hamilton and Franklyn Perring

208 pages, Col photos, illus

Mercat Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #137957 | ISBN: 1873644892
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For the first time since 1941, Scottish Plants for Scottish Gardens provides a check-list of Scotland's native flora, comprising 1085 indigenous ferns and flowering plants.

'An excellent publication.' The Scots Magazine 'A book which is long overdue ... intriguing, helpful and utterly compelling.' Magnus Magnusson KBE '...a valuable and illuminating work... beautifully illustrated and exhaustively informative.' The Scotsman 'A very interesting and informative book and every gardener should have a copy.' Highland News


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Biography

Jill, Duchess of Hamilton came to Britain from Australia in the 1960s as a journalist. In 1994, she founded the charity Flora for Fauna to encourage people to grow garden plants that are needed for the survival of birds, butterflies, bees and other wildlife. Dr Franklyn Perring is a renowned botanist and author of numerous books including The Atlas of the British Flora.

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