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The Explorer's Garden Other / Books

The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials

If, like so many other gardeners the world over, you re enamored of Dan Hinkley s Heronswood Nursery catalog, you ll love the Explorer s Garden. Heronswood is a wildly successful nursery in Kingston, Washington, that offers many of the most beautiful and unusual plants available anywhere. My guess is …

In the Land of the Blue Poppies Other / Books

In the Land of the Blue Poppies: The Collected Plant-Hunting Writings of Frank Kingdon Ward

During the first years of the twentieth century, the British plant collector and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward went on twenty-four impossibly daring expeditions throughout Tibet, China, and Southeast Asia, in search of rare and elusive species of plants. He was responsible for the discovery of numerous …