Scottish Plant Lore

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Scotland’s plants define its landscape – from the heather moorlands of its iconic habitats to the weeds and a garden plants of its towns and cities. Plants have shaped the country’s domestic economy and culture over centuries, providing resources for agriculture and industry as well as food, drink and medicines. They have even inspired children’s games and been used as components in magical charms. Drawing together traditional knowledge from archives and oral histories with the work of some of the country’s finest botanical artists, this is a celebration of the enormous wealth of Scottish plant lore.

ISBN: 9781780276908 Author: Tester, J. Kenicer Publisher: Birlinn Publication Date: 21st May 2020 Imprint: Birlinn Cover: Hardback Dewey: 581.6309411 (edition:23) Pages: 184 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , , ,

Scotland’s plants define its landscape – from the heather moorlands of its iconic habitats to the weeds and a garden plants of its towns and cities. Plants have shaped the country’s domestic economy and culture over centuries, providing resources for agriculture and industry as well as food, drink and medicines. They have even inspired children’s games and been used as components in magical charmsDrawing together traditional knowledge from archives and oral histories with the work of some of the country’s finest botanical artists, this book is a magnificent celebration of the enormous wealth of Scottish plant lore.

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