Synopses & Reviews
Packed with more than 1000 photographs of over 1000 plants, Shrubs and Climbers is an inspiring handbook to help you identify, choose, and grow your favorite varieties. Packed with more than 1000 photographs of over 1000 plants, Shrubs and Climbers is an inspiring handbook to help you identify, choose, and grow your favorite varieties. Discover at a glance the full range of shrubs and climbers available. Each entry combines a plant portrait with a concise botanical description, plus cultivation and propogation details. Helpful symbols indicate preferred growing conditions and cold hardiness. If you want a specific leaf or flower color in a particular season, The Plant Catalog will offer you the perfect specimen. All the essential considerations such as selecting a shrub or climber, preparing the ground, watering, mulching, feeding, weeding, pest control, and details are included for both deciduous and evergreen plants. Propagation methods, from sowing seeds to planting hardwood cuttings, are also given. Whether you are planting a new garden or seeking new features of interest for an established one, Shrubs & Climbers is your indispensible, portable gardening companion. A lavishly illustrated flexibound, Eyewitness Garden Handbooks are the user-friendly guides that identify every type of garden plant with up to ten salient features, at-a-glance information on height, spread, and color, and useful cultivation symbols. There are also separate sections on gardening skills and a complete index of common names.