It may surprise you that some garden flowers have played a small but integral part in historical events and people. This entertaining ebook describes a few of those strange historical encounters.
This is not a how-to guide on how to grow them but on explaining why they helped influence the course of events and the people involved.
Flowers are personal objects. They have inspired artists to paint them on their canvas, representing religious themes or as botanical models inspiring outstanding beauty.
Some flowers helped contribute to the actions and thoughts of notable and slightly less famous people. Prominent writers of sonnets and poems have written about admiring flowers in expressions of love and the horrors of war. We have even used them for medicinal usage to help cure ailments of the body and mind.
This ebook presents a short but informative and hopefully enjoyable review of those odd or rare occurrences when flowers became part of historical events. It’s all about their beauty to our senses, emotions, and spiritual well-being.
The following pages detail a few selected garden plants that “made a difference” in world history. What remarkable stories those plants and petals can tell us! They may continue to play an incredible role in some present or future event or highly influence a person or people.
This ebook is available in EPUB format by these vendors: Apple iBooks; Barnes & Noble Nook; Rakuten-Kobo; Tolino Distributors. The size of the file is approximately 3.00 MB.
It is also available in MOBI format for Amazon Kindle products. The size of the file is approximately 3.16 MB
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