Practical Botany for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Botanical Terms Explained and Explored

Author: 
Geoff Hodge
Publisher: 
University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 
2013
ISBN: 
978-0-226-09393-2

Decorated boards, 224 pp., $25.00

This helpful reference work to botanical terminology could best be described as a primer for the novice gardener. Beginning with the classification of plants, it contains an easily understood explanation of the science behind plants and a history of botany. The following pages treat concepts such as plant growth and reproduction as well as other factors that affect the life of a plant. The author includes brief biographies of famous botanists so a beginner may recognize giants in this field.
— Marilyn K. Alaimo, garden writer and volunteer, Chicago Botanic Garden

Volume: 
15
Number: 
6