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Botany for Gardeners: Third Edition

Category: Book
By (author): Capon, Brian
Subject:  GARDENING / General
  GARDENING / Reference
  SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Timber Press
Published: May 2010
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in x 0.63in
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From The Publisher*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.
From The Publisher*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.
Review Quote*"Gives the basics in a layperson's language, and it's not the size of a typical scientific tome, which in my book recommends it highly. [This review refers to the first edition]"-Dulcy Mahar, Oregonian, November 21, 2002
Review Quote*"A fascinating book for the curious gardener."
Review Quote*"An essential reference guide for those interested in how plants grow but who don't have a background in science."
Review Quote*"A combination of crisp, friendly writing and detailed, understandable illustrations (both line drawings and photographs) yields a great book that will be a welcome addition to the reference shelf."
Review Quote*"Gives the basics in a layperson's language, and it's not the size of a typical scientific tome, which in my book recommends it highly." [This review refers to the second edition]
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"An essential reference for every gardener-and every young person who otherwise won't learn the botanical sciences and miss out on a whole lot of life."