Synopses & Reviews
Much more than just another tree encyclopedia, Trees for the Small Garden is a careful selection of the 100 best trees for use in small temperate gardens. Each entry includes lavish photographs and clear information about growth rate, care requirements, and seasonal interest. An extensive, illustrated tree-selector table allows readers to quickly choose that special tree that will make their garden a source of envy. This book will be an invaluable resource for every suburban gardener seeking to get the most out of their garden space.
"This attractive, useful guide is recommended for most public and horticulture libraries."
—Sue O'Brien, Library Journal, May 1, 2005
"Much more than just another tree encyclopedia."
—San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, June 2005 San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles
Much more than just another tree encyclopedia, Trees for the Small Garden is a careful selection of the 100 best trees for use in small temperate gardens.
About the Author
Simon Toomer has devoted his life to studying all aspects of forestry, woodland management, and aboriculture. He holds a Master's Degree in Forestry, the Technical Certificate of Arboriculture, and has just been awarded the Professional Diploma of Arboriculture, making him a associate member of the Arboricultural Association and the Royal Forestry Society. Simon has worked for both the private and public sectors as an arboriculturalist, forester, and advisor, and has traveled extensively through Europe and Asia in this capacity. He works as curator of the National Arboretum, Westonbirt, UK.