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The Living Collection

By: David Rae(Author), Stephen Blackmore(Foreword By)

240 pages, ~400 colour & b/w photos

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Paperback | Aug 2011 | #233344 | ISBN-13: 9781906129774
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About this book

A comprehensive account of the history, accession, care and maintainance of RBGE's living plant collection across our four Gardens. In The Living Collection David Rae offers a new way of seeing the extraordinary diversity of plants cultivated outside or under glass. The former Director of Horticulture at RBGE also guides the reader behind the scenes to reveal the skilled work involved in caring for a world-famous collection and then explains exactly why it matters.


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