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Practical Horticulture (7th Edition) (Pearson AG)

Practical Horticulture (7th Edition) (Pearson AG)
Author: Laura Williams Rice - Robert P. Rice Jr.
ISBN 13: 9780135038666
ISBN 10: 135038669
Edition: 7
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-01-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
List Price: $186.40

Practical Horticulture, Seventh Edition, is a classic, scientifically oriented book for basic horticulture. It presents readers with the fundamentals of horticultural science and its applications in both the commercial and home sectors. Easy-to-read, the books’s ample illustrations, chapter objectives, and chapter-ending review questions, help readers learn the concepts. Some exciting new features to this edition include:

  • Updated with timely coverage of hot environmental topics.

  • The latest information on horticultural science for indoor and outdoor plants.

  • A new chapter on careers in horticulture has been added.

This is a great resource for anyone interested in horticulture!


A textbook for a course in horticultural design for non-majors, and a reference for both amateur and professional ornamental gardeners. Explains the fundamentals of horticulture and techniques for growing plants inside and outside. Updated from the 1993 edition (first in 1986) with new photographs and bibliographical references, and new information on floral arrangements and pesticides. Illustrated mostly in black and white with four pages of color prints. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)