The Tree & Shrub Expert

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1983 - Gardening - 128 pages
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More than 2 million copies in print! If you want to add to the variety of shrubs and trees in your yard, make your choice among the 150 types of shrubs, 50 types of trees, 25 kinds of climbers, and 60 kinds of conifers featured here. All are in full-color photos as well as close-up illustrations of leaves, bark, and flowers. Handy charts show how and when to plant. A calendar that tells you what to do each season, and there's guidance on developing your long-range plan, so you can use trees and shrubs as borders, for shade, for privacy, and for patio tub plants and decorative effects.

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Contents

TREES SHRUBS IN THE GARDEN
3
TREES 5772
57
CLIMBERS 7379
73
CONIFERS 8096
80
BUYING PLANTING 97103
97
TREE SHRUB CARE 104108
104
USING TREES SHRUBS 111116
111
PLANTTROUBLES 117122
117
CHAPTER11 TREE SHRUB GROWERS DICTIONARY 123125
123
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Dr Hessayon's best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 52 million copies in print. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. In 2012 he was included in the Daily Mail list of '60 truly great Elizabethans' for 'teaching millions of us how to garden'.

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