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6 edition of Potted Histories found in the catalog.

Potted Histories

How to Make House Plants Feel at Home

by Paul Simons

  • 346 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by BBC Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House plants,
  • Reference works,
  • Flowers - General,
  • House Plants & Indoor,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7851568M
    ISBN 100563371242
    ISBN 109780563371243
    OCLC/WorldCa33163811

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Potted Histories by Paul Simons Download PDF EPUB FB2

Potted Histories is a beautiful book which gives the impression of being much bigger than its real size. It is a book that makes me want to have all the plants and flowers depicted in it (the pictures are just lovely, with a romantic touch), and it has a very special way to show how life can be much nicer with plants surrounding us in our own home/5(2).

Product details Series: Mini Flora Editions Hardcover: pages Publisher: Gardners Books (Septem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 5 pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 1 customer rating 5/5(1). Potted Histories: An Artistic Voyage Through Plant Exploration (Mini Flora Editions) by Sandra Knapp () Hardcover – Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you. About this book A voyage of discovery through some of the treasures of botanical painting held in the archives of the Natural History Museum in London.

These unique illustrations are beautifully produced and complemented by comprehensive text which will inspire plant lovers, gardeners and artists alike. Catherine Horwood's novel combination of social history, plant history and the history of interior design is intriguing.

Her illustrations come from a variety of unusual sources since potted plants can be found in many unexpected corners.5/5(6). We learn how potted plants are as subject to fashion as pieces of furniture. For the Victorians it was the aspidistra in the front parlour; for us it is the orchid in the designer loft.

We find that Wedgwood There are plenty of books on how to look after houseplants but Catherine Horwood is the first to show us how, when and why these plants 4/5.

The winner of the Rooney Prize and the Irish Book Award and a finalist for the Whitbread Award, Wilson is highly regarded on his home turf, but this long-winded, rambling tale, though well written. Because the airframes concerning the Blenheims had an intermingled history after leaving RCAF service, I thought that it might be useful to merge the potted histories into one pdf for ease of reading (possibly!) together with interleaved photos.

The original individual pdfs are retained for separate reference if required. Bristol Fighter E In modern times central heating has changed the type of plants we keep and Potted Histories suggests which ones are best based on their desert biology.

The book came out with a short Television Series of the same title (still repeated on some BBC channels).It was with comedian Greg Proops and included some of the more wacky facts about potted plants such as how they repond to Welsh male voice choirs!/5(2).

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The winner of the Rooney Prize and the Irish Book Award and a finalist for the Whitbread Award, Wilson is highly regarded on his home turf, but this long-winded, rambling tale, though well written in places, is sadly off the mark.

BOOK REVIEWS KNAPP, S. Potted histories: an artistic voyage through plant exploration. Scriptum Editions & The Natural History Museum, London: Pp illustrated. Price £ ISBN (hardback). Potted histories is a typical natural history art-book, large in size and weight and lavishly ï¬ lled with colour illustrations, intended for the general reader or lover of.

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Potted History: The Story of Plants in the Home is a book on social history and horticulture and gardening in the historical domestic setting by author and journalist Catherine Horwood. It was first published in hardback by the British publisher Frances Lincoln : Catherine Horwood.

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Free shipping for many products!Potted Histories, the television series, is an offshoot of the book "Potted Histories: Natural History of Houseplants" which discusses the characteristics, uses, and care of over 80 houseplants /10(5).