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Howard Garrett's Texas Treesby Howard Garrett
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Knowing when and how to plant a tree are crucial to its survival. But if you select the wrong tree for your particular area and conditions, the proper planting techniques will not make a difference. Because Texas is a big place with varied climates, soils, and water qualities, a wide variety of trees can be grown there. Howard Garrett, also known as the Dirt Doctor, explores the wide-ranging possibilities in a book that will prove its value to homeowners, landscape architects, contractors, nurseries, gardeners, and others who want healthy trees.Texas Trees includes a complete description of native and best-introduced trees and gives details on natural habitats and preferred sites, planting and maintenance, identification information, flowers, fruit and foliage, culture, problems, and propagation. Texas Trees is for all Texas tree lovers, from the Red River to the Gulf Coast, the piney woods to the deserts and mountains.
Everything you need to identify over 100 varieties of Texas trees is here in this one source--along with easy-to-follow directions for selecting, planting, and maintaining your trees. Concise descriptions and photographs of tree varieties, methods for dealing with tree pests, organic planting and maintenance program, treatments and recipes for homemade organic remedies, detailed information on growing patterns and requirements.
Texas, with its varied climates, soils, and water qualities, is ideal for growing a wide variety of trees. Sure to prove helpful to homeowners, landscape architects, contractors, gardeners, and others who want healthy trees, "Texas Trees" provides a complete description of native and best-introduced trees and gives details on planting, maintenance, and more.
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