The Complete Language of Flowers: A Definitive and Illustrated History - Pocket Edition by S. Theresa Dietz
Title: The Complete Language of Flowers: A Definitive and Illustrated History - Pocket Edition
Part of: Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia
Author: S. Theresa Dietz
Publisher: Wellfleet Press / Quarto Publishing Group
Genre: Home & Garden, Outdoors & Nature
No. of Pages: 256
Date of Publication: 12 April, 2022
My Rating: 4 Stars
What a fantastic book to peruse at leisure, lovely illustrations, and reading the accompanying “Symbolic Meanings”, “Possible Powers”, and “Folklore and Facts” was such a pleasure.
I love learning as much about what interests me historically as I can, and I’m also a fan of herbs, and gardening. This book just really aligned with my interests and I had such a great time reading this.
Recommended. This will also work gorgeously as a homeschooling resource.
eARC kindly provided by Wellfleet Press - Quarto Publishing Group and NetGalley. Opinions shared are my own.
Along with a , each entry provides the flower’s , , and from mythology, medieval legends, folklore, and flower poetry.
For centuries, symbolic flower meanings have fascinated readers, writers, poets, and suddenly smitten couples alike. Extremely popular during the Victorian era, these floriographies flourished and versed the public on the such as:
Together with and , one for searching and the other organized , this beautiful reference is a must-have for gardeners, florists, and flower enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking to arrange the perfectly bespoken wedding bouquet or to understand what the yellow rose you just received from an admirer means (friendship), this updated floriography is a visual delight.
Elegantly designed and beautifully illustrated, the offers comprehensive, display-worthy references on a range of intriguing topics, including birthday astrology, dream interpretation, techniques for harnessing the power of dreams, and the stories behind signs and symbols.