By John Henderson
The first booklet to examine this actual topic, The Roman e-book of Gardening brings jointly an awfully diversified choice of texts on Roman horticulture, celebrating herb and vegetable gardening in verse and prose spanning 5 centuries.
In bright new translations by way of John Henderson, Virgil's Georgics stand along ignored works through Columella, Pliny and Palladius, bringing to existence the recommendations and stumbling blocks, delights and exasperations of the Roman gardener. We additionally listen of the digging, hoeing, planting and weeding which then, as now, went into growing the right garden.
This is a well timed and priceless contribution to our figuring out of gardening background, Roman tradition and Latin literature.
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The Roman Book of Gardening by John Henderson