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Horticulture

Resources for your research in horticutlure

Welcome to your Horticulture Guide at KPU

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New HORT books @KPU

New Nordic Gardens

The timelessness of Nordic design has proven itself around the world for many decades, and this volume shows how the quality of its gardens and landscapes follows suit, providing inspiration for all climes...see more.

Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures...see more.

The Chemistry of Plants and Insects

Have you ever wondered how plants attract certain insects, or how insects communicate with each other? This book explains the natural chemical compounds that determine the fascinating interactions between plants and insects...see more.

The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook

Every year, more growers are turning to protected culture to deal with unpredictable weather and to meet out-of-season demand for local food, but many end up spinning their wheels, wasting time and money on unprofitable crops grown in ways that don't make the most of their precious greenhouse space...see more.

Mycorrhizal Planet

Regenerative practices for the farm, garden, orchard, forest, and landscape. Mycorrhizal fungi partner with the root systems of approximately 95 percent of the plants on Earth, and they sequester carbon in much more meaningful ways than human "carbon offsets" will ever achieve...see more.