The last traces of winter are finally behind us, and SPS is in full bloom! This month, you can grow your garden of knowledge through these plant-centered reads. A comprehensive and visually appealing botanical compendium: Plant: Exploring the Botanical World Phaidon Press Editors Phaidon Press 2016 704.9 C55P (shelved with the dictionaries on the main floor) “Following in the footsteps of the international bestseller Map: Exploring the World, this fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and prints to bring this universally popular and captivating subject vividly to life. Carefully selected…
Everything’s coming up roses: The botany section of the Scientific Association has found between April 20, and May 20, seventy-one varieties of the flowering plants and trees. The greatest number found on a single walk was forty-three.