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Taylor's Guide to Trees The Definitive, Easy-to-Use Guide to 200 of the Garden's Most Important Plants

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ISBN-10: 0618068899

ISBN-13: 9780618068890

Edition: 2001

Authors: Susan A. Roth

List price: $23.00
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Trees are the most important, most expensive, and ideally the most permanent plants in a home landscape. Because planting the wrong tree in the wrong place can create serious problems, selecting the right tree is the most important choice a gardener can make. This definitive, handy reference for gardeners, homeowners, and horticultural professionals features * 200 genera and 350 species of shade trees, ornamentals, and conifers, both deciduous and evergreen * The best selections for spring bloom, fall color, showy fruit, ornamental bark, and disease resistance * Trees that will thrive in the hottest and coldest regions of North America * Full-color identification photos to take with you to the nursery * Illustrated instructions on proper pruning, planting, and growing techniques.
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/24/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Susan A. Roth, a garden writer and photographer, is the author of many books and articles. She lives in Stony Brook, New York.

Introduction
Trees Defined and Described
Trees in the Yard and Garden
Choosing and Planting a Tree
Right Tree, Right Place
Tree Care
Pruning Broad-leaved Trees
Pruning Conifers
Insect and Disease Problems
Hardiness Zone Map
Gallery of Trees
Encyclopedia of Trees
Appendix
Trees that Tolerate Alkaline Soil
Trees with Ornamental Bark
Trees that Attract Songbirds, Hummingbirds, and Other Wildlife
Trees that Tolerate Drought
Trees with Outstanding Fall Color
Trees with Showy Flowers
Trees that Tolerate Road Salt and Sea Salt
Trees for Windbreaks and Screens
Trees that Tolerate Full or Partial Shade
Trees with Colorful Fruits
Street Trees
Urban Shade Trees
Trees that Tolerate Wet Soil
Photo Credits
Index