By Rachel Henry

encouraged by means of an extraordinary nineteenth century Floral Dictionary by means of Anna Maria Campbell, Rachel Henry's e-book investigates all of the vegetation indexed there to work out the way it was once grown within the Victorian backyard, and compares its language-of-flowers that means with these given in different books released within the related period.

Containing evidence and anecdotes on over three hundred crops The Language of plants and the Victorian backyard describes not just the crops themselves but additionally their many makes use of, their folklore and a number of the names in which they've been known as over the centuries. there are lots of costs from a few of the ultimate gardening writers of the Victorian period and the publication is illustrated with pencil drawings in response to nineteenth century botanical prints.

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