A Pocket Guide to Plants and Gardening

A Pocket Guide to Plants and Gardening

by Elizabeth McCorquodale
     
 

A Pocket Guide to Plants & Gardening is a beautifully illustrated, informative reference book, designed to provide ready, simple answers to all the basic questions about plants. This mini encyclopedia takes an illuminating, engaging look at the science and stories behind the plants we encounter every day! Some of the topics covered include: the journey

Overview


A Pocket Guide to Plants & Gardening is a beautifully illustrated, informative reference book, designed to provide ready, simple answers to all the basic questions about plants. This mini encyclopedia takes an illuminating, engaging look at the science and stories behind the plants we encounter every day! Some of the topics covered include: the journey of a grain of pollen, how photosynthesis really works, the difference between grasses and all other flowering plants, and the life cycle of a plant from germination through to pollination. A Pocket Guide to Plants & Gardening also introduces us to the great names in plant discovery and science, reveals the life-changing inventions in plant science and cultivation, as well as detailing all the latest trends and fancies in the plant world. With bright illustrations, clear instructions and diagrams; as well as maps, timelines, portraits, keys and much, much more, this is the perfect interactive guide to plants for gardeners of all ages and experience!

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From the Publisher

"Elizabeth McCorquodale has managed to get an incredible amount of information into the 125 pages of this little book which is beautifully illustrated as well as being informative and would make a lovely gift for anyone with an interest in the garden and all that goes on in it or even a complete beginner!…intensely interesting and enjoyable." Jardin Miranda Blog

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907317712
Publisher:
Black Dog Publishing Limited London
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,120,827
Product dimensions:
4.98(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Elizabeth McCorquodale is the author of Kids in the Wild Garden, Kids in the Garden: Growing Plants for Food and Fun and co-author of Growing Stuff: An Alternative Guide to Gardening.

Elizabeth studied Amenity Horticulture and Landscape Design at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Canada. After returning to the UK, she spent three years working in a Garden Center before becoming a freelance garden adviser and designer. She has also worked at a local school, helping children to learn about plants and growing them in the garden.

Elizabeth McCorquodale lives and works in the Cotswolds, UK.

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