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

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  56 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Gardening can be frustratingly shrouded in secrecy. Fickle plants make seemingly spontaneous decisions to bloom or bust, seeds sprout magically in the blink of an eye, and deep-rooted mysteries unfold underground and out of sight. Understanding basic botany is like unlocking a horticultural code; fortunately learning a little science can reveal the secrets of the botanical ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 18th 2013 by University of Chicago Press (first published September 22nd 2013)
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Intro to becoming Poison Ivy.
Agnese
Aug 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Botāniķiem vai dārzkopjiem ar zināšanas koferi informācija grāmatā nešķitīs kaut kas ''oho, to gan es nezināju :D'', jo tas viss ir mācīts vidusskolā. Bet atverot un pašķirstot grāmatu jau ir saprotams, ka uzsvars likts un attēliem un krāsām. Tās dizains ir krāšņs.
Viena no tām grāmatām, ko skaisti nolikt uz tējas galdiņa un ik pa laikam, dzerot kafiju, atsvaidzināt atmiņu augu potēšanā, stādīšanā vai to uzbūvē.
Natty
Jul 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Very useful and clear.
Ry Amidon
Apr 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
If you have at least a light interest in plants or gardening this would be good. Very nicely structured and great illustrations. Just the right amount of depth into botany. I liked it,
Aileen Noura Vitarelli
Aug 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Read this book in Danish version (BOTANIK FOR HAVEFOLK) as a reference for my #ForagingWildFood project. I enjoyed the explainations, illustrations.
Jieru
Oct 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received this book through first-reads giveaway, and boy, am I glad I did! This is a beautiful book, proven at first sight by the cover. I love the pictures included, and the divisions of the paragraphs really helped. I have not finished reading, but overall, I'm really impressed with what I'm seeing. A definite keeper.
Beverly
Oct 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
book arrived Oct. 19th. Beautiful book with great information. Will keep book out for all to see. Thank you so much
Bonnie
Sep 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The most beautiful, appealing book on botany. Each page is an informative masterpiece!
Natalie Buckner
Oct 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: gardeners, botanists
Recommended to Natalie by: GoodReads First Reads
Very Informative, with beautiful illustrations. Great book to keep around the house for gardeners, and botanists alike.
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