Practical Science for Gardeners

Practical Science for Gardeners

by Mary Pratt
     
 

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is easier to envision how they'll grow and flourish. For the enthusiastic beginner or the master gardener, Practical Science for Gardeners unravels the

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Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is easier to envision how they'll grow and flourish. For the enthusiastic beginner or the master gardener, Practical Science for Gardeners unravels the mysterious inner life of plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881927184
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/25/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1Muck, magic and molecules8
2The parts of a plant - and looking after them20
3From seed to senescence43
4Looking after the soil - the balanced approach to its care and maintenance61
5Nature's arms race and how to negotiate a peace deal81
6Biodiversity in the garden - encouraging wildlife100
7Genes, GM and the brave new world of designer plants129
8Plant classification and naming146

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