This book is only available as an ebook.
|The Simply Very Hard Plant Quiz Book: 1,000 Questions on all Aspects of the Flower Kingdom
Brief Description: This is a plant book like no other. This quiz book has been designed to test your knowledge of plants and their association with the world of literature, popular culture, history, sport, politics as well as the more technical aspects of plants and gardening.
In the song ‘One man went to mow’ what is the name of his dog? Why were leaves of Camellia sinensis worth their weight in gold in 1838? When should shrubs that flower on wood made in the previous year be pruned? These are just some of the 1,000 challenging questions that can be found in The Simply Very Hard Plant Quiz Book.
Some of the answers are straightforward, some more obscure, requiring you to work out the connection between the question and the natural world. Covering a wide range of plant related topics this quiz book is certain to teach you something new about plants and their associations. This is a must-have read for anyone who is interesting in finding out more about plants and their relevance to the world we live in.
About the Author:
Matthew Battersby was born and grew up in Birmingham. When he was 18, Matthew moved to Hoylake in Merseyside with his family where he attended Notre Dame College in Liverpool.
For a time, Matthew worked as a Surveyor for Liverpool Council where he worked on a successful project to find a cure for Dutch Elm Disease. Unfortunately, the research was not viable due to cost but it sparked Matthew’s keen interest in gardening and the natural world.
Matthew now runs his own landscaping firm, which he set-up in 1985. When he is not gardening, Matthew can be found pursuing his other major passion, chess.
Matthew is married with three boys and still lives in Merseyside.