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4.0 out of 5 stars This was a charming book about our changing perception of ...
This was a charming book about our changing perception of weeds over time. After all, Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Mabey tracks those plants whose virtues are discovered and forgotten throughout history.
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I was disappointed with this book. It was not what I expected at all. It is more like a love story about plants than being informative.
Published on July 31 2011 by Elizabeth Prinsloo


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This review is from: Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants (Hardcover)
This was a charming book about our changing perception of weeds over time. After all, Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Mabey tracks those plants whose virtues are discovered and forgotten throughout history.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed, July 31 2011
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This review is from: Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants (Hardcover)
I was disappointed with this book. It was not what I expected at all. It is more like a love story about plants than being informative.
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Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants by Richard Mabey (Hardcover - June 20 2011)
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