How Plants Work - Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do
How Plants Work
The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do
Published by Timber Press
Written By Linda Chalker-Scott
How Plants Work brings the stranger-than-fiction science of the plant world to vivid life! It explains how plants tell time, how they move to follow the sun and capture food, and why they change color. Linda Chalker-Scott, of the popular blog The Garden Professors, uncovers these and other fascinating mysteries in this engaging and accessible introduction to plant physiology. By revealing the science behind what plants do every day, this book arms you with information that will change the way you garden. You’ll learn how to fertilize and prune more effectively, how to weed less than you ever have, and how to determine which garden products are worth your time and money.
The Timber Press Science for Gardeners translates complex science into clear language and relates it to what readers observe in thier own gardens.
"From water & fertilizer to light and soil this is the most accessible (and accurate) guide to the inner workings of a plant available today". .. according to Jill Gillman, author of the truth about organic gardening.
- Paperback, 236 pages.
- Size: 6 x 9 inches