Botany is a topic that impacts on gardeners more than you may think. From the simple studies of plants carried out by early man in the Palaeolithic era, through to the ancient Greek philosophers, botany in one form or another is one of our oldest scientific studies. Botany has helped us understand and identify plants that are good for us to eat, use as medication and those that we should avoid due to their toxicity.
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David Domoney is a Chartered Horticulturalist, Broadcaster, and Author. David has worked with a number of the UK’s leading garden retailers as a plant buyer and strategic consultant. With more than 30 years experience, in horticulture, David is as passionate about plants now as he was when he bought his first plant at a village fete.
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