Environmental Horticulture : Science and Management of Green Landscapes, Paperback Book

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Environmental horticulture - also referred to as landscape horticulture and amenity horticulture - is the umbrella term for the horticulture that we encounter in our daily lives.

This includes parks, botanic gardens, sports facilities, landscape gardens, roundabouts, cemeteries, and shopping centres - any public space which has grass, planting and trees.

A complete and comprehensive guide to an area most of us take for granted, Environmental Horticulture: - Comments and critiques contemporary thinking on the subject - Explores the role, value and application of horticulture in different landscapes - Reviews the importance and impact of horticulture on the wider environment - Covers practical management advice for categories of environmental horticulture such as turf grass, bedding plants, trees, grasslands and green roofs A vital resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students, this book is also a valuable addition to academic departments with an interest in green space management and wider environmental issues.

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