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Dirr s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs

Dirr s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs Author Michael A. Dirr
ISBN-10 9781604697438
Release 2016-03-17
Pages 952
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3500 photographs. Over 380 genera. More than 3700 species and cultivars. With Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs and Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates, Michael Dirr set the gold standard for horticultural reference. This season, Timber Press is proud to publish his seminal work, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, the most comprehensive visual reference on this important subject. From majestic evergreens to delicate vines and flowering shrubs, Dirr features thousands of plants and all the essential details for identification, planting, and care, plus full-color photographs showing a tree's habit in winter, distinctive bark patterns, fall color, and more. In a class by itself for its quality of information, the best researched recommendations for hardiness in the industry, beautiful photography, and Dirr's own preeminence as a master plantsman, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is a critical addition to any garden library.



Dirr s Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates

Dirr s Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates Author Michael Dirr
ISBN-10 088192525X
Release 2002-01
Pages 446
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An indispensable companion to Dirr's Hardy Shrubs and Trees is this encyclopedia for warmer regions. Included are more than 400 species and descriptions of hundreds more cultivars and varieties.



Manual of Woody Landscape Plants

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants Author Michael Dirr
ISBN-10 0875638007
Release 1998
Pages 1187
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A reference guide to the identification and culture of over 1,600 species and over 7,800 cultivars of woody landscape plants. Includes bibliography, common name and scientific index.



The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees Author David More
ISBN-10 0691158231
Release 2013
Pages 832
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Profiles nearly two thousand tree species and cultivars found in North America and Europe, with paintings of important details, and describes the native range of each species.



Viburnums

Viburnums Author
ISBN-10 9780881928532
Release 2007
Pages 262
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Looks at viburnums, plants which frequently bear fruits and are versatile shrubs, examining their, appeal, planting, pruning, maintenance, and landscape use.



Hydrangeas for American Gardens

Hydrangeas for American Gardens Author Michael A. Dirr
ISBN-10 0942375041
Release 2005-01-30
Pages 921
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This photographic companion to Michael Dirr's groundbreaking book offers 921 beautiful photographs of virtually every type of hydrangea. Including the most up-to-date nomenclature for all species and cultivars pictured, the software includes unique sign-making features perfect for nursery use. The high-resolution photographs are printable in five sizes and can be grouped together for personal lists or note-taking. Identification quizzes allow any user to master hydrangea naming.



The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs

The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs Author Jim Gardiner
ISBN-10 9781604693959
Release 2014-11-19
Pages 436
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Rich attributes including vibrant color, fragrance, and sheer variety of form make flowering shrubs the most rewarding of garden plants, but this vast group with its scores of tempting plants — including abutilons, camellias, viburnums, and witch hazels — requires careful navigation. Leading expert on woody plants Jim Gardiner has distilled several decades of knowledge and experience into The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs, an incomparable pictorial reference of hardy shrubs that excel in temperate-zone gardens. This highly illustrated guide (with 2000 high-quality images) features more than 1700 plants organized alphabetically by botanical name and readily accessed using the common name index. Gardiner has chosen the best flowering shrubs for gardeners, from the Abelia, Buddleja, and Camellia to the Xanthoceras, Yucca, and Zanthoxylum. Essential horticultural notes accompany each entry and include expected height and spread after 10 years, season of flowering, preferred position, soil and pruning requirements, USDA hardiness zone rating, and more. With wise selection and care, flowering shrubs can be the making of a garden irrespective of its size, location, or the time of year. This important new book is the essential reference on the subject that no discerning horticulturist, landscape designer, or gardener should consider being without.



Armitage s Garden Perennials

Armitage s Garden Perennials Author Allan M. Armitage
ISBN-10 0881924350
Release 2000
Pages 323
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Provides descriptions and illustrations for perennials in 136 genera



Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes

Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes Author Edward F. Gilman
ISBN-10 0827370539
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 662
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Presenting the most comprehensive all-in-one full-color tree guide for continental North America! This complete book includes the latest information on the cornerstones of tree management--selection, planting, establishment, fertilization--while giving practical details on over 1,000 species. More than 500 color photos make tree identification realistic and enable students to easily select the right tree for the right landscape. The first text to guide students through the tree selection process, Trees in Urban and Suburban Landscapes is the most complete reference on tree culture and management.



Native Trees Shrubs and Vines for Urban and Rural America

Native Trees Shrubs  and Vines for Urban and Rural America Author Gary L. Hightshoe
ISBN-10 0471288799
Release 1987-11-15
Pages 832
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This guide covers over 250 major species--by asthetic character, culture requirements, and ecology--and presents essential design information through scale illustrations.



The Pruning of Trees Shrubs and Conifers

The Pruning of Trees  Shrubs and Conifers Author George E. Brown
ISBN-10 9781604690026
Release 2009
Pages 338
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Essential Perennials

Essential Perennials Author Ruth Rogers Clausen
ISBN-10 9781604696721
Release 2015-01-07
Pages 428
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Essential Perennials focuses on what every gardener needs to know to choose from the thousands of perennials available, and care for the ones you already have. This A-to-Z guide is packed with more than 2,700 plants, with each entry listing flower color, bloom time, foliage characteristics, size, and light and temperature requirements. Each profile is supported by stunning color photography that showcases the flower and foliage that make each plant unique.



The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation Author Michael Dirr
ISBN-10 0942375092
Release 2006
Pages 410
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Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings, grafting and budding, and tissue culture are discussed in exhaustive detail. Essentially a recipe book for making more trees and shrubs, this reference is a high-level how-to.



Encyclopedia of Exotic Plants for Temperate Climates

Encyclopedia of Exotic Plants for Temperate Climates Author Will Giles
ISBN-10 9780881927856
Release 2007
Pages 440
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"With more than 1500 species and cultivars described, the Encyclopedia of Exotic Plants for Temperate Climates covers many plant groups, including aroids, bananas, gingers, bromeliads, cacti, yuccas, ferns and palms. Detailed cultivation advice enables gardeners of all levels to make informed choices from an expansive plant palette." --NHBS Environment Bookstore.



The Glory of the Tree

The Glory of the Tree Author Noel Kingsbury
ISBN-10 1770852654
Release 2014-10-17
Pages 288
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Ninety-one of the world's great tree species in glorious color; describes botany and origin, location, size, characteristics, potential age, climate and history.



Maples of the World

Maples of the World Author D. M. van Gelderen
ISBN-10 0881920002
Release 1994
Pages 458
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International experts worked for nearly two decades to produce this greatest single source of information on maples. Every known maple is described, including growth habit, distribution, hardiness, and autumn color, as well as useful information on culture, propagation, and pests and diseases.



The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs

The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs Author Jim Gardiner
ISBN-10 9781604693959
Release 2014-11-19
Pages 436
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Rich attributes including vibrant color, fragrance, and sheer variety of form make flowering shrubs the most rewarding of garden plants, but this vast group with its scores of tempting plants — including abutilons, camellias, viburnums, and witch hazels — requires careful navigation. Leading expert on woody plants Jim Gardiner has distilled several decades of knowledge and experience into The Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs, an incomparable pictorial reference of hardy shrubs that excel in temperate-zone gardens. This highly illustrated guide (with 2000 high-quality images) features more than 1700 plants organized alphabetically by botanical name and readily accessed using the common name index. Gardiner has chosen the best flowering shrubs for gardeners, from the Abelia, Buddleja, and Camellia to the Xanthoceras, Yucca, and Zanthoxylum. Essential horticultural notes accompany each entry and include expected height and spread after 10 years, season of flowering, preferred position, soil and pruning requirements, USDA hardiness zone rating, and more. With wise selection and care, flowering shrubs can be the making of a garden irrespective of its size, location, or the time of year. This important new book is the essential reference on the subject that no discerning horticulturist, landscape designer, or gardener should consider being without.