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From soft plants to shrubs, ferns, and woody climbers, this expansive resource is an all-in-one guide to plants of all varieties. An introductory section addresses the identification, classification, and nomenclature of plants and provides a brief background on the main plant groups. The biological aspects of plants are then discussed, including flower structure, fruit growth, germination, and general growth and development. Advice and information on plant management and practice is then provided, with topics addressed including site preparation; sowing and plating; weed, pest, and disease control; and general garden management. This detailed and authoritative guide is the prefect companion for serious or novice gardeners as well as horticultural students.