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Where have all the flowers gone?

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SKOPE Special Issues Paper December 2013
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Plants are the vocabulary of the designed landscape. The huge diversity of plants once used by landscape designers and cultivated by craftsmen is no longer used by conservationists. Learning this vocabulary by heart, and applying the years of time and effort necessary to learn the skills of cultivation, requires a strong work ethic.

Over the past 100 years, the much-esteemed work ethic and skills of the Victorian gardener largely have been lost, and with that the know-how with which...

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University of Bath
Department:
Architecture and Civil Engineering
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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