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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.



400 Trees and Shrubs for Small Spaces

400 Trees and Shrubs for Small Spaces Author Diana Miller
ISBN-10 9780881928754
Release 2008
Pages 216
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Trees and shrubs are a valuable asset to a garden bringing structure, shade, year-round interest and the all-important vertical dimension. But choosing the right ones for small gardens is a fine art, and it's all too easy to end up with heavyweight shrubs overtaking the border, dysfunctional climbers and trees outgrowing their designated spaces. In this practical reference, woody plant expert Diana Miller takes the anguish out of the process by recommending plants and cultivation techniques that excel in small garden spaces. Small gardens require careful planting, and the book starts by considering plants that fulfil a particular design function, such as trees that provide the right levels of shade for an underplanting of choice bulbs, columnar or weeping trees for very restricted spaces, and specimen shrubs that provide an effective foil for herbaceous perennials in a mixed border. At the heart of this book is a comprehensive plant directory that provides detailed descriptions, including full cultivation advice for over 400 top-performing trees and shrubs. Further advice on pruning, information on planting to encourage wildlife and handy lists that allow readers to search by colour, height and other characteristics are invaluable.



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 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.



The Homeowner s Complete Tree Shrub Handbook

The Homeowner s Complete Tree   Shrub Handbook Author Penelope O'Sullivan
ISBN-10 1580175716
Release 2007
Pages 408
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A resource on selecting woody plants for the home landscape covers every aspect of choosing trees and shrubs, with profiles of each plant's hardiness, cultivation requirements, history, size, growth rate, availability, and special characteristics, as well as complete maintenance and care guidelines.



Trees and Shrubs for the Southwest

Trees and Shrubs for the Southwest Author Mary Irish
ISBN-10 9780881929058
Release 2008
Pages 331
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A guide to selecting trees and shrubs for an arid Southwestern garden profiles more than two hundred climate-appropriate plants, with cultivation and care techniques, pest and disease control tips, and pruning advice.



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.



Photographic Manual of Woody Landscape Plants

Photographic Manual of Woody Landscape Plants Author Michael A. Dirr
ISBN-10 0875631568
Release 1977-12-12
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Photographic Manual of Woody Landscape Plants has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Photographic Manual of Woody Landscape Plants also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Photographic Manual of Woody Landscape Plants book for free.



Plants that Merit Attention

Plants that Merit Attention Author
ISBN-10 0917304756
Release 1994
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Plants that Merit Attention has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Plants that Merit Attention also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Plants that Merit Attention book for free.



The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation Author Michael Dirr
ISBN-10 1604690046
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 410
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A practical working guide to the propagation of over 1100 species, varieties and cultivars.



Native Trees for North American Landscapes

Native Trees for North American Landscapes Author Guy Sternberg
ISBN-10 0881926078
Release 2004
Pages 552
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Presents profiles of 650 species and varieties and over five hundred cultivars, with text and photographs of flowers and fruit, native and adaptive range, culture, problems, and best seasonal features.



Tree Identification Book

Tree Identification Book Author George W. Symonds
ISBN-10 9780062281456
Release 2013-05-28
Pages 100
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A new method for the practical identification and recognition of trees -- and an important supplement to existing botanical methods. The book is in two parts: Pictorial Keys and Master Pages. The Keys are designed for easy visual comparison of details which look alike, narrowing the identification of a tree to one of a small group -- the family or genus. Then, in the Master Pages, the species of the tree is determined, with similar details placed together to highlight differences within the family group, thus eliminating all other possibilities. The details of the Oak trees on this plate are an example of the system. All of the more than 1500 photographs were made specifically for use in this book and were taken either in the field or of carefully collected specimens. Where possible, details such as leaves, fruit, etc., appear in actual size, or in the same scale.