Ladybugs, Tiger Lilies, and Wallflowers
With more than 100 million devotees throughout the U.S., gardening is our most popular leisure activity. And the vocabulary of gardening that has grown over the ages is every bit as colorful as the flowers themselves. Here are intriguing and amusing stories behind plant and insect names and many common phrases.
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Hendrickson covers the origins of 600 gardening words in a dictionary arrangement with mostly one-paragraph explanations, though some terms receive longer treatment of ten or more paragraphs ... Read full review