Table of Contents

I. THE UNDERLYING SCIENCE.

1. What Is Horticulture?

2. Classifying and Naming Horticultural Products.

3. Plant Anatomy.

4. Plant Growth Environment.

5. Plant Physiology.

6. Breeding Horticultural Plants

 

II. PROTECTING HORTICULTURAL PLANTS.

7. Biological Enemies of Horticultural Plants.

8. Principles and Methods of Disease and Pest Control.

 

III. PROPAGATING HORTICULTURAL PLANTS.

9. Sexual Propagation.

10. Asexual Propagation.

 

IV. GROWING PLANTS INDOORS.

11. Growing Houseplants.

12. Controlled-Environment Horticulture.

13. Greenhouse Production

14. Growing Succulents.

 

V. GROWING PLANTS OUTDOORS: ORNAMENTALS.

15. Principles of Landscaping.

16. Nursery Production.

17. Installation of the Landscape

18. Turf Production and Use.

19. Pruning.

 

VI. GROWING PLANTS OUTDOORS: VEGETABLES, FRUITS, AND NUTS.

20. Growing Vegetables Outdoors.

21. Herb Gardening.

22. Organic Farming.

23. Establishment and Management of an Orchard

 

VII. SPECIAL TECHNIQUES AND HANDLING OF HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS.

24. Floral Design.

25. Terrarium Culture

26. Bonsai: The Art of Miniature Plant Culture

27. Post-Harvest Handling of Horticultural Products