Hot Out? Stay In.

July is brutal in North Carolina.

I have been out today working on two different posts.

I  just can’t stand the thought of another shower before my afternoon appointment.

So I plan to look over a new book I discovered via my Nook.

I check out samples of e-books.  If I like them, I then order the paper version.

My latest gardening book is A Gardener’s Latin by Richard Bird.

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I have learned a lot of Latin over the years as a scientist, but this one breaks it down for gardeners.

This is a lovely book that is hardback and a good size for carrying around.

It is sectioned by groupings such as prefixes and suffixes, places, textures, habitats, colors, shapes…

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Did you know that roseus, ruber, rubens, rufus, russatus and sanguineus all refer to various shades of red?

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The illustrations on each page are colorful and delightful.

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I plan to take this little treasure with me to my appointment.

No use sitting around looking at old magazines.

Read with the FLOWER.

 

 

 

 

 

4 thoughts on “Hot Out? Stay In.

  1. That’s a pretty little book. How hot is it in North Carolina? Just got home from my walk, It’s 2pm and I am drenched from my walk in the 90 degree heat. The humidity is brutal today.

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  2. Ugh – I feel for you! I HATE hot weather… (Knock on wood – we are spoiled this week.) Sounds like a great reference book. It’s funny how much you can learn about a plant if you know how to decipher its name. I might have to look in to getting that book too!

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