Synopses & Reviews
Maples are an asset to any garden for their year-round ornamental qualities — but which to choose? With an unprecedented depth of photographic detail, Antoine le Hardÿ de Beaulieu has compiled the definitive guide to the beauty of maples. Supplementing the concise and practical descriptions are 1200 gorgeous photos showing different aspects of each plant. Landscape architects, garden designers, plant enthusiasts, and home gardeners will find this photobook a delightful and invaluable tool for making informed decisions about choosing the right tree or shrub. No other reference offers more photos on this beloved and versatile group.
"Although the detailed botanical information makes this a first-rate reference guide, the sumptuous photos make it equally desirable as a coffee-table book."
—Linda Hillegass, Fine Gardening, March/April 2005 Fine Gardening
andquot;Le Hardy de Beaulieu discourses on a perenially popular tree.andquot;
and#8212;Publishers Weekly, May 17, 2003
"Now you'll know what your maple will really look like when it grows up."
—Garden Design, September 2003 Garden Design
"Le Hardy de Beaulieu discourses on a perenially popular tree."
—Publishers Weekly, May 17, 2003 Publishers Weekly
Includes bibliographical references (p. 461) and indexes.
Landscape architects, garden designers, plant enthusiasts, and home gardeners will now find it easy to select the appropriate tree or shrub for any conditions.
About the Author
Antoine le Hardÿ de Beaulieu is a landscape designer, nurseryman, and publisher. His nursery specializes in ornamental trees and shrubs. He is a member of the International Dendrology Society, and works and gardens near Brussels, Belgium.