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Ingenious Mr. Fairchild

the forgotten father of the flower garden

by Michael Leapman

  • 78 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Headline in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Fairchild, Thomas, 1667-1729.,
    • Nursery growers -- England -- Biography.,
    • Gardeners -- England -- Biography.,
    • Hybridization, Vegetable -- England -- History.,
    • Plant breeding -- England -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-268) and index.

      Other titlesIngenious Mister Fairchild
      StatementMichael Leapman.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB63.F316 L43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6883509M
      ISBN 100747273596
      LC Control Number00456082
      OCLC/WorldCa43069724

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      Michael Leapman offers fascinating and colourful detail about the life and times of Fairchild, a troubled, gentle soul whose pioneering work changed the course of horticulture and paved the way for the growth of gardening as a cultural obsession. 'A beguiling perambulation around the Georgian nursery trade.' Sir Roy Strong, Daily Mail.   Buy The Ingenious ild: The Forgotten Father of the Flower Garden by Michael Leapman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Reviews: 2.

      The Ingenious Mr Fairchild Résumé By the early eighteenth century botanists were inching towards the shocking truth that plants had male and female organs and reproduced sexually. The first person to realize the practical implications of this was London nurseryman and author Thomas Fairchild. By transferring the pollen of a sweet William into. Thomas Fairchild (ca. - Octo ), English clothworker, gardener and botanist ("Fairchild"), who established himself about as nurseryman and florist in Hoxton, published "The City Gardener" () and other treatises.


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