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The Ingenious Mr.Fairchild: The Forgotten Father of the Flower Garden

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    Michael Leapman(Author)

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Thomas Fairchild shook the horticultural world by revealing sexual reproduction in plants. This is a biography dedicated to the life and work of a man who could not help interferring with natural design, and as a result has given us the huge variety of flowers in our parks and gardens today.

Michael Leapman is a journalist who writes regularly on gardening for the Sunday Telegraph, The Economist and the Mail on Sunday. He also contributes to The Times media page. He is a keen gardener with an allotment in Brixton.

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  • PDF | 256 pages
  • Michael Leapman(Author)
  • Headline Book Publishing (4 May 2000)
  • English
  • 4
  • Science & Nature

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  • By P. Miller on 5 November 2011

    If youre interested in gardening and plants this book will fascinate you. It tells the story of the man who started hybridising plants, thus giving us the possibility of the many varieties we enjoy today. Before him no one knew how to do it. And if you live in Hackney, the locations are fascinating too. A good read.


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