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  • Appendix

    July 5, 2020 by

    Gardeners explore The Herball – or Generall Historie of Plantes Gathered by John Gerard of London – Master of Chirvrgerie (i.e. Surgery) as means to enjoy historically charming aspects of English knowledge and uses of plants in the first half of the 17th Century. Though neither groundbreaking, nor the best example of an academic treatment,… Read more

  • Infrondarsi*

    June 21, 2020 by

    “All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field” the Old Testament….Isaiah 40:6  Grass and plant metaphors are deeply rooted, playing out in poetry, prose, and arts. No English writer however, more completely delved into the ways of leaves and grass than Walt Whitman, who may have spent… Read more

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