The secret lore of plants and flowers by Eric Maple

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Published by Hale in London .

Written in English

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  • Plants -- Folklore.,
  • Flower language.

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StatementEric Maple ; with ill. by Valerie Croker.
LC ClassificationsGR780 .M36
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4216120M
ISBN 100709181256
LC Control Number80495759

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Now available in a new edition, The Secret Life of Plants explores plants' response to human care and nurturing, their ability to communicate with man, plants' surprising reaction to music, their lie-detection abilities, their creative powers, and much more.

Tompkins and Bird's classic book affirms the depth of humanity's relationship with Cited by: The secret lore of plants and flowers. London: Hale. MLA Citation. Maple, Eric. The secret lore of plants and flowers / Eric Maple ; with ill.

by Valerie Croker Hale London Australian/Harvard Citation. Maple, Eric. The secret lore of plants and flowers / Eric Maple ; with ill. by Valerie Croker Hale London. Wikipedia Citation. out of 5 stars one of the most interesting books on the secret lore of gardening I've recently read.

As a new "MO" I realise that I am a "Yellow Man" of the lunitic school, who is most definitely looking for a flower boy. I hope I don't have to wait too long.

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Hall, Rudolf Steiner, and Thomas Edison/5(). Foxglove plants growing among a variety of other species. Photo Credit: Sheila Muckle. These flowers are biennials: producing leaves one year, and flower stems the year after. The common foxglove is D. purpurea, which grows delightful white flowers.

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The narrator talks way too fast, I some times turn books up to speed, I wanted to turn this one. Introduction -- The world-trees of the ancients -- The trees of Paradise and the tree of Adam -- Sacred plants of the ancients -- Floral ceremonies, garlands, and wreaths -- Plants of the Christian Church -- Plants of the fairies and naiades -- Sylvans, wood nymphs, and tree spirits -- Plants of the Devil -- Plants of the witches -- Magical.

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Stephen Buhner is among the plant geniuses of our time. Plants are autotrophs that never need to eat because they can make their own food; they are called producers. A green chemical in plant leaves, called chlorophyll, uses energy from sunlight and chemicals from the air and water to make sugar. There are more thankinds of plants on Earth.These pieces contained the botanic, English, and French names of the plant, a description of the plant, an explanation of its Latin names, and the flower's emblematic meaning.

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