Botany for Gardeners

By HerbaZest Editorial Team | Updated: Jun 18, 2020

Botany for Gardeners
General Information
  • Title Botany for Gardeners
  • Author Brian Capon
  • Date 2010
  • Publisher Timber Press
  • Edition 3rd
  • Pages 268


About the Book

This comprehensive guide is written in a simple and concise way, making it accessible to even the newest gardeners interested in the botany behind the plants they are growing. The book also contains full color photographs, diagrams, and an appendix on plant classification to make the science easy to understand.

About the Author

Dr. Brian Capon received his M.S. and his Ph.D. in botany from the University of Chicago. For 30 years, he taught botany at California State University, Los Angeles. He also authored Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World. His hobbies including photography, traveling, and painting still life.