already know all this!"
gardeners know the basic anatomy of their plants, and can readily identify leaves, stems,
and roots. We begin this week by taking a closer look at these and other plant parts,
examining their external and internal structures, their roles, and how they perform their
By reviewing and introducing important
terms, were laying the groundwork for future discussions about plant processes and
interactions. To help you get comfortable with new terms, we created a glossary containing
the botany and horticulture terms we introduce along with their meanings. Any underlined
word is defined in the glossary. By the end of this week, youll be discussing
meristems and apical buds with the pros!
Lets dive in!