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Amenity Horticulture By Roger Bennett

Amenity Horticulture
by Roger Bennett

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Designed for all new entrants to the industry of amenity horticulture and for students who are studying amenity courses at craft level. The book covers a range of amenity sector courses and topics include current legislation on safety, ornamental and decorative horticulture and aboriculture.
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Amenity Horticulture by Roger Bennett

"Amenity Horticulture" is designed for all new entrants to the industry and for students and trainees who are studying amenity courses at craft level. The book is illustrated with diagrams and photographs and emphazises the practical approach. It covers a range of amenity sector courses and integrates theory and science with practice. Topics covered include - current legislation on health and safety, ornamental and decorative horticulture, recreational horticulture, aboriculture, design and plant production and propagation. The book will be a text for students on courses from "skills testing" up to and including advanced National Certificate level in amenity horticulture and associated specialist options.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Health and Safety - Health and Safety at Work Act - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 - Pesticides - Safety at Work - Protective Clothing - Hazards - THE HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY - The Horticulture Industry - Amenity Horticulture - UK Growing Areas - Horticultural Services - Training for Horticulture - ORNAMENTAL AND DECORATIVE HORTICULTURE - Shrubs - Herbaceous Perennials - Bedding Plants - Rocks Gardens - Containers - RECREATIONAL HORTICULTURE - Turfculture - Parks and Gardens - ABORICULTURE - Trees and Tree Planting - Tree Maintenance - GARDEN DESIGN - Designing Amenity Areas - Establishing Amenity Areas - Maintenance of Hard and Soft Landscapes - CROP PLANT PRODUCTION - Pot Plants, Growing Amenity Pot Plants - Cut Flowers - PLANT PROPAGATION - Methods and Techniques - Propagation Environments - Growing on Young Plants - Outdoor Standing Ground

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Amenity Horticulture by Roger Bennett
Roger Bennett
Used - Very Good
Palgrave Macmillan
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