For courses in Introduction to Horticulture.


Practical Horticulture, Seventh Edition, is a classic, scientifically oriented text for basic horticulture. It presents students with the fundamentals of horticultural science and its applications in both the commercial and home sectors. Easy-to-read, the text’s ample illustrations, chapter objectives, and chapter-ending review questions, help students learn the concepts. This edition includes coverage of environmental and “Green Industry” topics, a new chapter on careers in horticulture, and a revised chapter on lawns with more emphasis on lawn-substitute plants.