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Gardener's Latin - A lexicon by Bill Neal was featured in the recent King's Seeds newsletter as an invaluable text in helping to understand the ins and outs of Latin plant names and help make you a better gardener and plantsperson with that understanding! Other great books of this type include RHS Latin for Gardeners and Plant Names Simplified or for a New Zealand specific text, Meanings & Origins of Botanical Names of New Zealand Plants.
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Travellers have always been thrilled by the sight of citrus in Italy, where dark leaves and bright fruit seem to charge the landscape, making the trees symbols of a sun-soaked, poetic vision of the country. Citrus also holds a special place in the Italian imagination, and in The Land Where Lemons Grow, Helena Attlee sets out ... read more
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