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Garden Flora: Quotes to garden (and live) by

by Timber Press on September 25, 2016

in Natural History


Enjoy these quotations inspired by Garden Flora to celebrate the vibrant role plants play in our lives.

With a passion for plants and a researcher’s eye, Noel Kingsbury presents Garden Flora, a peek into the history, science, and symbolism at the root of 133 of the most important plant groups.


Inspired? You will love how Kingsbury relates the absorbing histories with erudition as well as a storyteller’s instinct for revealing detail in Garden Flora. The time you spend poring over the pages of Garden Flora will not only bring you pleasure; its rich and varied stories will also make you a better, and better-informed, gardener.


Noel Kingsbury is a well-known designer, commentator, and writer on plants, gardens, landscape, and the environment. A passionate advocate for sustainable plant combinations, he trials plants and gardens at his home on the border between England and Wales and travels widely.


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“Noel Kingsbury has a great talent for writing books that entertain and fascinate, and also prove useful for gardeners of all levels.” —Piet Oudolf, landscape architect and author of Planting, Hummelo, and Landscapes in Landscapes

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