Christmas Trees: Growing and Selling Trees, Wreaths, and Greens

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Storey Communications, 1989 - Business & Economics - 152 pages
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Hill covers it all: selecting and preparing a site, cultivating and maintaining, managing production and harvest, and finding wholesale and retail markets, plus he includes a grower's calendar and list of associations.

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Christmas Tree Book

User Review  - j377 - Overstock.com

Everything you wanted to know about Christmas Tree Farming and where to get it. From planting to harvesting also includes insiteful information about wreathes. Overstock was great about getting our book to us before Christmas even at the last minute. Read full review

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I purchased my copy of this book two years ago to look after 185 Christmas Trees ,I took over the care of this book has been a brilliant help and I do not know what I would have done without the clear instructions for the care of varied species of Christmas trees .
The only criticism is that the photos would be better in colour and give the prospective Christmas tree grower a better understanding of what to look for in tree growth etc.
This is the only improvement to an already informative and excellent book.
Five stars would have been achived if the photo information was in colour.
 

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About the author (1989)

The late Lewis Hill was a nurseryman for more than 55 years. He was the author or co-author of 15 books that total more than 600,000 copies in print. Lewis's Secrets of Plant Propagation was selected by the American Horticultural Society as one of their "75 Great Garden Books.

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