|Item type||Location||Call number||Status||Date due|
|Lending Books||Tall Shelves||QK50 .H63 2013 (Browse shelf)||Checked out||12/31/2014|
Includes bibliographical references (page 220) and index.
The plant kingdom -- Growth, form, and function -- Inner workings -- Reproduction -- Reproduction -- The beginnings of life -- External factors -- Pruning -- Botany and the senses -- Pests, diseases, and disorders -- Botanists and botanical illustrators.
This is more than just a useful reference book on the science of botany and the language of horticulture - it is a practical , hands-on guide that will help gardeners understand how plants grow, what affects their performance, and how to get better results. It provides easy-to-understand explanations of over 3,000 botanical words and terms, and shows how these can be applied to everyday gardening practice.