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The Backyard Orchardist : A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden by Stella Otto
   BUDDING Out All Over! Stella Otto knows her fruit! She should with her experience. Book is jam packed (pun intended) with a full 260 plus pages of sweet info that all of us who are preparing for the year 2000 and beyond, those concerned with permaculture, simple life, and sustainable food sources should have Read more

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101 Essential Tips: Bonsai by Harry Tomlinson
  A complete guide to the art of bonsai, from design to pruning, wiring, propagating, and choosing the tree. Each entry is accompanied by a full color photo of a superb specimen, annotated to demonstrate key features. Includes a Dictionary of Trees and Shrubs listing over 300 plants that can be made into bonsai. Over 400 photos.. Read more

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Japanese Maples : Momiji and Kaede by J. D. Vertrees, et al
 See picture  A complete guide to the graceful Japanese maples This magnificent book was one of the first Timber Press published, and it has remained popular because of its authoritative treatment of its subject. The character, history, taxonomy, nomenclature, culture, and propagation of these exquisite trees are thoroughly discussed, followed by a complete... Read more

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   The Garden Design Book by Cheryl Merser, Garden Design Magazine (Editor)
NO Better reference for landscaping! Regardless if you live in Key West, San Diego, Seattle, International Falls or New York City, Dirr's Manual of Woody Landscape Plants will help you select, culture and successfully grow the correct plants for your area. It is the single-greatest source of information on landscape materials I have... Read more

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 The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers by George E. Brown, John E. Bryan
A detailed guide to pruning hundreds of trees and shrubs Now back in print, with an updated nomenclature and a new foreword by John Bryan, this unique encyclopedia details the best pruning methods for nearly 450 genera. It covers not only the "how" of pruning, but the all important "when" of pruning, which is overlooked in other books.... Read more

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Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs : An Illustrated Encyclopedia by Michael A. Dirr
  Dirr, a horticulture professor at the University of Georgia, has spent more than 25 years photographing trees and shrubs. For this volume, 1,600 of his color photographs were used to illustrate 500 species of U.S. northern trees and shrubs, suitable for zones 3 to 8 of the U. S. Department of... Read more

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The Tree Identification Book by George Wellington Dillingham Symonds
  A visual guide Companion to the Shrub Identification Book, a visual method based on photos, minimal text needed. Sections on: Leaves, Flowers, Fruit, Twigs, Bark (all photos refer to master pages), and master pages by species which include all of these characteristics, plus common and scientific names, size, range, of species native or common to the U.S. and most of Canada.... Read more

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 Palms Throughout the World by David L. Jones, John Dransfield
 See picture Describes the distribution, biology, propagation, cultivation, and economic importance of 800 species of palms. Devotes more attention to the species that are most commonly grown, whether for food, fiber, or decoration. Highly illustrated, mostly with color photographs. Includes a glossary without... Read more

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 Conifers : The Illustrated Encyclopedia (Two Volume Set) by D. M. Van Gelderen, et al
Although this set appears very accessible with its many attractive color photographs, it is probably most useful for those with some knowledge of the taxonomy and structure of conifers gardeners, landscape designers, and nursery professionals. The first volume begins with a short description of each... Read more

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 Shrub Identification Book by George Symonds, A. W. Merwin (Photographer)
See Picture The visual method for the practical identification and recognition of shrubs (and vines and groundcovers)--and an important supplement to existing botanical methods. All of the 3,550 photos were made specifically for use in this book and were taken either in the field or of fresh material carefully... Read more

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 Some more of our favorite Tree books just click the title to find out more.
 Familiar Trees of North America : Eastern Region (The Audubon Society Pocket Guides) by Jane Friedman (Editor), Jerry F. Franklin (Contributor) The Hillier Gardener's Guide to Trees & Shrubs by John Kelly(Editor), John Hillier (Editor)  Eyewitness Handbooks: Trees by Allen J. Coombes
The Book of Swamp and Bog : Trees, Shrubs, and Wildflowers of the Eastern Freshwater Wetlands by John Eastman, Amelia Hansen (Illustrator) Christmas Trees : Growing and Selling Trees, Wreaths, and Greens by Lewis Hill, et al Taylor's Guide to Shrubs (Taylor's Guides to Gardening) by Norman Taylor
A-Z of Evergreen Trees & Shrubs (Successful Gardening) by Readers Digest Trees of North America and Europe/a Photographic Guide to More Than 500 Trees by Roger Phillips Diseases of Trees and Shrubs by Wayne A. Sinclair, et al
Taylor's Guide to Trees (Taylor's Guides to Gardening) by Norman Taylor Gardening in the South With Don Hastings : Trees, Shrubs and Lawns by Don Hastings, Donald M. Hastings Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs by Warren T. Johnson, Howard H. Lyon (Photographer)
The Random House Book of Shrubs by Roger Phillips, et al A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America by Donald Culross Peattie, et al The Tree and Shrub Expert (Expert Series) by D.G., Dr. Hesseayon, D. G. Hessayon
The Illustrated Book of Trees : The Comprehensive Field Guide to More Than 250 Trees of Eastern North America by William Carey Grimm Cycads of the World by David L. Jones, Dennis Stevenson All About Evergreens (5259) by Ortho Books, et al
Palms of South Florida by George B. Stevenson Plants That Merit Attention : Trees by Horticultural Committee of the Garden Club of America, et al Maples of the World by P.C. De Jong, et a
All About Azaleas, Camellias & Rhododendrons by Derek Fell, et al Hollies : The Genus Ilex by Fred C. Galle The Trees of Florida : A Reference and Field Guide by Gil Nelson, Marvin, Jr. Cook (Illustrator)
Bamboos by James Crouzet, Yves Crouzet The Complete Book of Topiary by Barbara Gallup, Deborah K. Reich Trees and Shrubs for Pacific Northwest Gardens by John A. Grant, et al
1001 Questions Answered About Trees by Rutherford Platt Bonsai : The Complete Guide to Art and Technique by Paul Lesniewicz Arboriculture: Integrated Management of Landscape Trees, Shrubs, and Vines by Richard W. Harris, et al
The World of Magnolias by Dorothy J. Callaway Florida's Fabulous Trees by Winston Williams A Handbook of Native American Herbs by Alma R. Hutchens, Alma R. Huchens
Success With Rhododendrons and Azaleas by H. Edward Reiley, H. Edward Reilly Trees of the Eastern and Central United States and Canada by William Morehouse Harlow Ortho's All About Trees (Ortho's All About) by Jan Johnsen, John C. Fech
The Year in Trees : Superb Woody Plants for Four-Season Gardens by Kim E. Tripp, J. C. Raulston (Contributor) A Natural History of Western Trees by Donald Culross Peattie, et al Michigan Trees : A Guide to the Trees of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region by Burton Verne Barnes, et al
Tree Maintenance by J.R. Hartman, et al Eyewitness Garden Handbooks: Garden Trees by Deni Bown Maples for Gardens : A Color Encyclopedia by C. J. Van Gelderen, et al
Trees and Shrubs for Temperate Climates by Gordon Courtright The Chocolate Tree : A Natural History of Cacao (Smithsonian Nature Books) by Allen M. Young Growing Conifers : Four/Season Plants
by Brooklyn Botanic Garden, et al
Plant a Tree : Choosing, Planting, and Maintaining This Precious Resource by Michael A. Weiner Fantastic Trees by Edwin A. Menninger Trees of the Northern United States and Canada by John Laird Farrar
Flowering Trees of Florida
by Mark K. Stebbins
Trees, Shrubs & Hedges for Home Landscaping : Secrets for Selection and Care by Jacqueline Heriteau, et al A Garden of Conifers : Introduction and Selection Guide by Robert A. Obrizok, Susan Martin (Designer)
The Gardener's Essential Plant Guide : Over 4,000 Varieties of Garden Plants Including Trees, Shrubs and Vines by Brian Davis Dwarf & Unusual Conifers Coming of Age : A Guide to Mature Garden Conifers by Sandra M. Cutler Flowering Crabapples : The Genus Malus by John L. Fiala, Gilbert S. Daniels (Editor)
Bonsai from Native Trees and Shrubs
by Werner M. Busch
Simon and Schuster's Guide to Trees (Fireside Book) by Mariella Pizzetti (Editor), et al Peterson Flash Guides, Trees : More Than 100 Species All the Trees Most Commonly Found Across the United States and Canada (Peterson Flashguides) by George A. Petrides, et al
Trees of the Central Hardwood Forests of North America : An Identification and Cultivation Guide by Donald Joseph Leopold, et al Bonsai With American Trees
by Masakuni Kawasumi, Masakumi Kawasumi
Trees in the Landscape
by Graham Stuart Thomas
Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America : A Planting Design Manual for Environmental Designers by Gary L. Hightshoe Conifers (New Plant Library)
by Andrew Mikolajski, Peter Anderson (Photographer)
North American Landscape Trees
by Arthur Lee Jacobson, Michael C. Lee (Illustrator)
Japanese Flowering Cherries
by Wybe Kuitert, A. H. Peterse
The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello by Peter J. Hatch How to Make Money Growing Trees
by James M. Vardaman
A Field Guide to Common South Texas Shrubs (Learn About Texas)
by Richard B. Taylor, et al
Guide to Southern Trees
by Ellwood Scott Harrar, et al
A Garden of Bristlecones : Tales of Change in the Great Basin (Environmental Arts and Humanities Series) by Michael P. Cohen, Valerie P. Cohen (Illustrator)
Pocket Guide to Choosing Woody Ornamentals : A Concise Manual for the Correct Use of Woody Landscape Plants by Gerd Krussmann, Michael E. Epp (Editor) Trees of the Southeastern United States (Wormsloe Foundation Publications, No 18)
by Wilbur H. Duncan, Marion B. Duncan (Contributor)
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs
by John Hillier
Trees of Georgia and Adjacent States
by Claud L. Brown, L. Katherine Kirkman (Contributor)
An Introduction to Tree-Ring Dating
by Marvin A. Stokes, Terah L. Smiley (Contributor)
American Horticultural Society Practical Guides: Flowering Shrubs
by Charles Chesshire
Forest Trees of the United States and Canada and How to Identify Them
by Elbert L., Jr. Little
Trees & Shrubs
by Sunset Books and Magazine(Editor)
Trees & Shrubs of Washington
by C. P. Lyons, Bill Merrilees (Photographer)
Alpines : The Illustrated Dictionary
by Clive Innes
Manual of Cultivated Conifers
by Gerd Krussman, et al
Cox's Guide to Choosing Rhododendrons by Peter Cox, Kenneth Cox (Contributor)
Trees and Shrubs for Temperate Climates
by Gordon Courtright
Trees and Nonflowering Plants (North American Wildlife) Trees : Easy Plants for More Beautiful Gardens (Taylor's 50 Best Series)
Trees & Shrubs (Step-By-Step Series)
by Catriona Tudor Erler
North American Trees : Exclusive of Mexico and Tropical Florida
by Richard J., Jr. Preston
Trees of the California Sierra Nevada : A New and Simple Way to Identify
and Enjoy Some of the World's Most Beautiful and Impressive Forest
Trees by George A. Petrides, Olivia Petrides (Contributor)
The Birch : Bright Tree of Life and Legend
by John L. Peyton
Southern Living Garden Guide Trees
by Glenn Morris, Lois Trigg Chaplin (Editor)
Champion Trees of Washington State
by Robert Van Pelt

 

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