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Chris Thorogood - Tropical Hothouse

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Blackwell's are thrilled to be joined by Chris Thorogood, who will be talking about his beautiful new book, The Tropical Hothouse, produced in association with Kew Gardens.

The Tropical Hothouse describes over 50 tropical plants, telling the intriguing stories of their origins and compelling features. Sourced exclusively from the archives at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, each accompanying illustration presses out of the page, transforming your book into a work of art.

The Tropical Hothouse contains a botanical paradise, where tropical trees are festooned with vines, orchids and bromeliads, lurid blossoms perfume the air, and leafy ferns and palms jostle for the light. From exotic-looking potted orchids and motley assortments of succulents, to luxuriant, leafy greenery, house plants and terraria are more popular than ever as additions to stylish interiors. This beautifully presented and fascinating collection includes perennial favourites and unusual specimens, transporting this world of extraordinary plants into your hands and home.

Dr Chris Thorogood is Deputy Director & Head of Science of the University of Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum. His previous books include Weird Plants and Perfectly Peculiar Plants.

This is a free event, but please do register if you plan on attending. For more information contact our Customer Service Desk on 01865 333 623 or email event.oxford@blackwell.co.uk.

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