Good Organic Gardening

COVER TO COVER

GENEALOGY FOR GARDENERS

By Dr Ross Bayton & Simon Maughan, Allen & Unwin, $35

You don’t have to be a botanist to get a lot out of this book, but a willingness to try out some big words might help. The Royal Horticultural Society’s Simon Maughan sets out to demystify the family tree of the plant

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