Weeds

In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants
Product Number: EB00243186
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062065476
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Description

"[A] witty and beguiling meditation on weeds and their wily ways..You will never look at a weed, or flourish a garden fork, in the same way again."-Richard Holmes, author of The Age of Wonder "In this fascinating, richly detailed book, Richard Mabey gives weeds their full due."-Carl Zimmer, author of Evolution Richard Mabey, Great Britain's Britain's "greatest living nature writer" (London Times), has written a stirring and passionate defense of nature's most unloved plants. Weeds is a fascinating, eye-opening, and vastly entertaining appreciation of the natural world's unappreciated wildflowers that will appeal to fans of David Attenborough, Robert Sullivan's Rats, Amy Stewart's Wicked Plants, and to armchair gardeners, horticulturists, green-thumbs, all those who stop to smell the flowers.

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Author(s): Richard Mabey
Original Publish Date: Jun 28, 2011

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