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Plant Names Simplified Their Pronunciation, Derivation and Meaning

By: Arthur T Johnson(Author), HA Smith(Author), Adrian Stockdale(Author)
168 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: 5M Publishing
Plant Names Simplified
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  • Plant Names Simplified ISBN: 9781910455067 Edition: 3 Paperback Mar 2019 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1 week
Price: £14.95
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First published in 1931 by renowned horticulturalist Arthur Johnson, Plant Names Simplified has become an established classic. Presented in a glossary format, this pocket-sized reference book gives the name, pronunciation and classification of common plants and the meaning behind the Latin origins of the name. This enables the reader to learn how the terms should be spelled and pronounced correctly and provides an explanation of why plants like Helianthus hirsutus is so called – because it is hairy! Plant Names Simplified 3rd Edition is a reliable resource for gardeners of all abilities, park managers, botanists, ecologists, garden designers and horticultural practitioners and students.

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Adrian Stockdale FLS CIHort is a Chartered Horticulturist. He grew up on a family farm and was introduced to horticulture from an early age. Educated at Writtle College he followed a career in amenity horticulture before spending fourteen years in education lecturing at Capel Manor College and then Moulton College. He now runs his own consultancy QuinceUK and is a City & Guilds External Quality Assurer.

By: Arthur T Johnson(Author), HA Smith(Author), Adrian Stockdale(Author)
168 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: 5M Publishing
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