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The Tree & Shrub Expert (Expert Series)by D G Hessayon
Synopses & Reviews
Whatever the size of your garden, there is a tree, shrub or climber just right for it. The Tree & Shrub Expert contains an A-Z guide to over 800 varieties and offers advice on:
Choosing, buying and planting the right tree or shrub for your garden.
How to prune.
Feeding, mulching and training your plants.
Picking plants for ground cover, borders and hedges.
Using trees and shrubs in the garden.
Coping with pests and diseases.
Over 40 million of these amazingly clear and simple books are on the bookshelves of gardeners worldwide. With beautiful full color on every page, and the latest expert advice on every aspect of plant care clearly spelled out, it's a series that's just waiting for tens of millions more green thumbs to turn the pages.
This is a guide for both beginners and more advanced gardeners, in which over 800 woody plants are described. It aims to provide easy-to-follow information on selection, growing, and care.
More than 2 million copies in print! If you want to add to the variety of shrubs and trees in your yard, make your choice among the 150 types of shrubs, 50 types of trees, 25 kinds of climbers, and 60 kinds of conifers featured here. All are in full-color photos as well as close-up illustrations of leaves, bark, and flowers. Handy charts show how and when to plant. A calendar that tells you what to do each season, and there's guidance on developing your long-range plan, so you can use trees and shrubs as borders, for shade, for privacy, and for patio tub plants and decorative effects.
128 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 1/2.
About the Author
Dr Hessayon's best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 52 million copies in print. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. In 2012 he was included in the Daily Mail list of '60 truly great Elizabethans' for 'teaching millions of us how to garden'.
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