Plants Are Awesome

Plants Are Awesome

by John Duke


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Plants are Awesome is written in four parts: Part I presents an introduction and historical background. Part II tells numerous stories about people and the relationship they had with their plants, from early man to the present day. Part III covers local (Cincinnati) horticultural history. Part IV covers recent developments in horticulture and takes a look at the twenty-first century for what may happen in the future. There are eleven appendices with timelines, plant origins, types of plants, and learning points for each chapter. A bibliography is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944680503
Publisher: Green Ivy
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

John Duke, a Certified Master Gardener, is a retired engineer. John is a past president of the Greater Cincinnati Daylily-Hosta Society and a past president of the Greater Cincinnati Master Gardener Association, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors. John has written articles for gardening magazines and contributes articles for the Master Gardener newsletter. He has also written monthly garden tips for Backyard Living magazine and the local community newsletter. John is a Certified Master Composter and the founder of the American Compost Society. John occasionally staffs the help line at the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati to answer gardening questions when people call in.

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