Botany for Gardeners

Botany for Gardeners

Book - 2010
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A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations make this new edition even richer with information. Its convenient paperback format makes it easy to carry and access, whether you are in or out of the garden. An essential overview of the science behind plants for beginning and advanced gardeners alike.--Amazon product description.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781604690958
160469095X
Branch Call Number: 580 Ca
Characteristics: 268 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm

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Aug 21, 2017

The best book ever, I learned a lot

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JacqueBennett94
Mar 01, 2015

Im really enjoying this book!
To a newbie of the world of plants it explains nicely and makes sense of the science behind how plant life so fascinating works! Definitely recommend!

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shelikes2read
May 24, 2011

An enlightening book for any keen gardener. Written in an easy to follow style it still explains the scientific facts of botany which have helped me gain some understanding of why things work the way they do!

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Mar 01, 2015

"in a living tree, as much as 98% of its truck and branches are composed of dead cells, including those that conduct water" Pg 21

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"Thickness and hardness of the seed coat determines how fast water can penetrate it. This, in turn, relates to how soon germination may take place after seeds have naturally worked their way into the soil or have been planted by a gardener"

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