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Introductory Horticulture by H.E. Reiley & C. Shry

Introductory Horticulture



  • H. Edward Reiley
  • Carroll Shry 


  • Hardcover: 560 pages
  • Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning; 6 edition (November 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0766815676
  • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.8 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.22 pounds


Book Description

This competency-based, introductory horticulture book is now in its sixth edition. Written in an easy-to-read, engaging style, it enables users to measure their progress. This book includes numerous illustrations to help reinforce written material. It provides a thorough introduction to the world of horticulture. This latest edition includes new chapters on water gardens, dish gardens, and prairie gardens for the more adventuresome gardener. 

Book Info

First level text explores the basic principles of horticulture and methods of practical application of the resulting growth in the field of horticulture. DLC: Horticulture. –This text refers to the Hardcover edition. 

About the Author(s)

H. Edward Reiley is the retired Director of Vocational Education for the Frederick County Board of Education. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture and a Masters degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Maryland. Mr. Reiley is a member of various professional organizations including the American Vocational Association and the American Rhododendron Society. In his spare time he breeds new varieties of azalea hybrids and rhododendrons and manages a nursery.