"Enough absorbing science to concede that plants continue to inspire and amaze us." ― The...
Imagine yourself taking a morning stroll through your English garden watering your roses and peonies...
Highly original, artfully written, beautifully and originally illustrated. The Life of Plants masterfully combines the macroscopic and microscopic into a well-balanced whole, the best work of its kind that I have ever seen. It is new in concept, new in approach, new in examples...the book lives and breathes.
— Richard Evans Schultes, Science
Author E.J.H. Corner's (see About the Author below) The Life of Plants is not only a perennial favorite, it is considered one of the most fascinating and original introductions to the world of plants ever produced. From the botanist to the amateur, no reader will finish this book without gaining a much richer understanding of plants, their history, and their relationship with the environments around them.
Time to unlock your inner botanist and experience Corner's infectious enthusiasm introducing the reader to the world of plants that surround us all.