Trees and shrubs for foliage

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Firefly Books, Sep 7, 2002 - Gardening - 159 pages
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Trees and Shrubs for Foliage, part of The Woody Plant series, showcases leaves of every shape, size and color, with full cultivation notes and hardiness zone information, and lively text full of historical reference and anecdote. The spectacular photographs will inspire you to re-examine foliage and the impact it can have on your garden.

The first three books in The Woody Plant series focus on key features of woody plants: Flowers, Foliage and Fragrance. With each book, gardeners can optimize their knowledge of the plants in their garden and pursue their passion for new ones.

Elegantly designed and easy to use, each book in The Woody Plant series also includes:

  • Over 100 plant genera, over 600 species and cultivars
  • Details of plant height and width, size, shape and color
  • Country of origin, common and scientific names, and derivations
  • Full cultivation needs, pests and diseases, hardiness zones
  • Trees and shrubs for smaller gardens
  • Over 250 color photographs
  • Mail order sources, comprehensive index and bibliography

The other titles in series are: Trees and Shrubs for Flowers (pb: 1-55297-630-0; hc: 1-55297-631-9) and Trees and Shrubs for Fragrance (pb: 1-55927-632-7; hc: 1-55297-633-5).

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Trees and Shrubs for Foliage (Woody Plant)

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These first three volumes in a new series focus on a single aspect of woody plants: flowers, foliage, and fragrance, respectively. Within each, Church, a horticulturist who operates a specialist ... Read full review


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About the author (2002)

Glyn Church is the author of Hydrangeas. He has spent a lifetime with plants. He studied at Pershore College of Horticulture in Worcestershire, England, and the famous Chelsea Physic Garden in London to gain a Master of Horticulture. Today, he and his wife Gail operate Woodleigh Nursery, a specialist nursery selling rare plants, where he grows an extensive range of plants for fragrance and has a seven acre display garden.

Photographer Pat Greenfield's books include Hydrangeas.

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