Names and the Search for Order in the Natural World
by Anna Pavord

Date: Tuesday 24 November 2009

Anna Pavord, one of the most distinguished writers on gardens today, admired for her meticulous research and knowledge of plants, garden history and design, follows up the theme of her recent book “The Naming of Names”, which is a history of the search for order in the world of plants. The story begins in Athens in the era of Aristotle. An earlier best seller was “The Tulip”. Anna recently received the Gold Veitch medal from the RHS. She is a member of English Heritage Parks and Gardens Panel and for the last five years has been Chairman of the National Trusts Garden Panel

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