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Trees are the most important, most expensive, and ideally the most permanent plants in a home landscape. Because planting the wrong tree in the wrong place can create serious problems, selecting the right tree is the most important choice a gardener can make. This definitive, handy reference for gardeners, homeowners, and horticultural professionals features
* 200 genera and 350 species of shade trees, ornamentals, and conifers, both deciduous and evergreen
* The best selections for spring bloom, fall color, showy fruit, ornamental bark, and disease resistance
* Trees that will thrive in the hottest and coldest regions of North America
* Full-color identification photos to take with you to the nursery
* Illustrated instructions on proper pruning, planting, and growing techniques.
Taylor's Guides are well known and widely praised for their clear, informative text and expert horticultural information. Each flexibound volume combines beauty and authority, featuring hundreds of stunning, full-color identification photographs and advice from experts across the country.
Trees are the biggest and most enduring plants you can grow. Careful selection of the right trees is essential to having them successfully thrive. This guide provides detailed information about 213 trees and their growth habits. It includes height and width growth potential and hardiness and climate ratings.
About the Author
Susan A. Roth, a garden writer and photographer, is the author of many books and articles. She lives in Stony Brook, New York.