Once Upon a Windowsill: A History of Indoor Plants

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We have grown so accustomed to sharing our houses with plants that it may be surprising to learn that it was only in the last century that plants began to move indoors. The story of how this came to pass is an engrossing and complex one, involving many separate strands: the horticultural explosion of the Victorian period, stimulated by the plant hunters of the golden age, changing styles of architecture, new techniques of heating and lighting, the cultural values implicit in home design and decoration, and the changing role ...

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Once Upon a Windowsill: A History of Indoor Plants
2009, Timber Press (OR), Portland

ISBN-13: 9781604690576

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Once Upon a Windowsill: A History of Indoor Plants
1989, Timber Press (OR)

ISBN-13: 9780881921205

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