Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition (November 1, 1992)
Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 7.8 x 9.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #1,157,298 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #39 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Soil #3235 in Books > Science & Math > Biological Sciences > Ecology #9875 in Books > Science & Math > Environment
This is a super book with amazing photos, especially of tiny insects that you couldn't otherwise see. The text is written as two texts -- one is the story of a young couple and their garden, and the other is the story of the plants in that garden. How do plants communicate with each other? This book has the answer. And much more.
If you have a sense of wonder that's insatiable this is the perfect one for you. If you need to awaken that wonder in someone, it's the perfect book.I can't recommend this highly enough...I'm just going to get more copies to give as gifts and spread the sense of awe that looking so deeply and clearly brings.Hooray David B!
What a fascinating book! David Bodanis has found a world of magic in the daily life of a garden -- chemical messengers, plant to plant interactions ... who knew? You'll love this book!
David Bodanis is one of the best, most readable science writers around. So happy to find this classic. Thank you.
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