Environmental Horticulture : Science and Management of Green Landscapes Paperback
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 326 pages
- Publisher: CABI Publishing
- Publication Date: 24/03/2016
- Category: Management of land & natural resources
- ISBN: 9781780641386