Temperate Garden Plant Families

The Essential Guide to Identification and Classification
by Peter Goldblatt, John C. Manning

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Learn how to identify the most important temperate plant families

Based on the most up-to-date research, Temperate Garden Plant Families spans the spectrum from Acanthaceae (the acanthus family) to Zingiberaceae (the ginger family), and reflects the current scientific consensus about the family status of the most popular garden genera. Introductory...

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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 296

Publication Date 05/28/2019

ISBN 9781604694987

Dimensions 7.75 inches x 9.5 inches

“A great resource for gardeners wishing to expand their botanical knowledge. It combines clear writing with full color images to show readers how to identify plant families for the growing of select species in the garden.” —The English Garden

“Horticulturists, professional designers, and committed home gardeners should not be without this book.” —Garden Design Online

“A strong new publication sure to be useful to many.” —Plant Talk - Inside The New York Botanical Garden

“The excellent glossary, references, and index make navigation easy and add to the book's educational value... Broadly useful for anyone interested in temperate zone plants … Highly recommended.” —Choice

“Here, for the uninitiated is a clear and concise explanation of how plant nomenclature works, followed by a comprehensive A-Z of plant families… This is a book to dip into, to enrich your plant knowledge and widen your horizons.” —Professional Gardener