Horticulture is the science and art involved in the cultivation, propagation, processing and marketing of ornamental plants, flowers, turf, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. It is unique amongplant sciences because it not only involves science and technology, but it also incorporates art and principles of design.
Written in a clear and accessible style, this book explainsthe trends and techniques of cultivating flowers, fruits,vegetables, turf and ornamental planting in the outdoors and inprotected culture. It has a wide breadth of coverage, from thesubject's more comercial aspects, through to matters of the gardenand allotment, with the latest information on conservation,practical propagation techniques, and garden design. This book willbe a useful companion as you progress in the study and practice of horticulture.