Re: New Book
OK.... I did not know there were three.... The one I have is Edited by /
written by R. G. Turner and I just like looking at the pictures..... Even
if I can't grow 99.9% of them because of the tropical climate that is in S.
>I think the difference in opinion on the book 'Botanica' stems from the
>there are at least 3 books with that title.
>Botanica with a CD is not worth the price even when discounted.
>Botanica (Random House) is the same as the Barnes & Noble book at nearly
>twice the price.
>Botanica (Barnes & Noble) is a comprehensive book at a bargain price, as
>The latter two are edited by R. G. Turner, the first has a different
>Anyway, Dewey, I ran (well, more like drove) down to B&N, picked up the
>book, and I
>find it very nice. No book has all the odd-ball stuff that I look for,
>not Hortus III, Bailey's Encyclopedia,
>Dirr's many books, etc. However, I find this one to be reasonably
>comprehensive, all things considered.
>The pictures are superb, and, at under $30, it IS a bargain.
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