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The Botanical City

ISBN: 9781910566794 (HB - E)

A modern, colourful take on an epic 18th-century book illustrating London's wild plants. Cities are abundant with nature - and not just London but urban centres all over the world. So why is it that we fail to notice the greenery that surrounds our busy lives? And isn't now the time, with the growing ecological crisis, for those of us in cities to reconnect to nature? This is a beautifully produced interpretation of an 18th century classic, Floral Londonesis, which set out to record every wild plant in London and which remains surprisingly relevant to many global cities. Working with Kew Gardens' horticulture expert Helena Dove, we have handpicked the 100 most fascinating plants from the original and included reproductions of ultra-detailed illustrations set alongside a new set of unusual facts, contemporary medicinal uses, modern



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