Mimpish Squinnies: Reginald Farrer's Short Guide to Worthless Plants

Reginald Farrer 1880 1920 was a British plantsman, plant explorer, prolific writer who was one of the first to promote rock gardening and alpine plants The text of Mimpish Squinnies consists of fourteen plant descriptions from Farrer s The English Rock Garden and are of plants that he particularly disliked and described as only he could, with humor, wit, acerbityReginald Farrer 1880 1920 was a British plantsman, plant explorer, prolific writer who was one of the first to promote rock gardening and alpine plants The text of Mimpish Squinnies consists of fourteen plant descriptions from Farrer s The English Rock Garden and are of plants that he particularly disliked and described as only he could, with humor, wit, acerbity and anthropomorphism The title of the book, Mimpish Squinnies, uses two of the many, almost nonsense, words that Farrer employs in some of his descriptions Accompanying the text are fourteen full color plant portraits using his descriptions as inspiration along with the structure of the actual plant plus a portrait of Farrer with a short biographical note.
Mimpish Squinnies Reginald Farrer s Short Guide to Worthless Plants Reginald Farrer was a British plantsman plant explorer prolific writer who was one of the first to promote rock gardening and alpine plants The text of Mimpish Squinnies consists of fourte

  • Title: Mimpish Squinnies: Reginald Farrer's Short Guide to Worthless Plants
  • Author: Reginald John Farrer Abigail Rorer Maureen Sanderson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 181
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