Old-Fashioned Flowers (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

Old-Fashioned Flowers (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

By: Martin, Tovah

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Once-forgotten flowers and the stories behind scores of captivating plants from the past are rediscovered in this fully illustrated volume. Alternately admired and considered out of fashion, these enchanting blossoms have been the bedrock of spectacular bouquets and have provided medicine and food throughout the centuries. This book delves into the history of classic bulbs, ravishing old-garden roses, antique annuals and perennials, heirloom houseplants, and vintage vines. Tips on how to create period floral arrangements and an extensive list of hard-to-find heirloom suppliers make it easy to reintroduce these beloved garden species into a contemporary setting. Keeping vintage flowers available and teaching gardeners how to grow these heirlooms -- this book ensures that neither they and nor their fabulous history will disappear.

Title: Old-Fashioned Flowers (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

Author Name: Martin, Tovah

Categories: gardening,

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden:

ISBN Number: 1889538159

ISBN Number 13: 9781889538150

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD

lb: 2.10 lb

Seller ID: 9781889538150

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