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The Brother Gardeners by Andrea Wulf
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Sep 24, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: horticulture, history-geography, favorites
Read from July 29 to August 15, 2011

There is no shortage of names in botany. A book that honors some of the greatest names by revealing the human beings behind them deserves our attention. I devoured Wulf's accounts of the triumphs, failures and most importantly, the connections made by history's most prolific botanists.

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