Strange Blooms: The Curious Lives and Adventures of the John Tradescants

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Atlantic, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
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A biography of the seventeenth-century father and son naturalists discusses their travels in foreign countries in search of plants to introduce to Britain, their work as gardeners to royalty, and their contributions to botany.

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Good historical background for plantologists. I like reading about history from domestic perspectives - by that I mean Not War. Sometimes I think 90 percent of history is written through the lens of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

Absolutely fascinating, and a must-read for anyone who's interested in both history AND gardening (I'm not so interested in gardening to be honest, but still enjoyed this). Read full review

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