Trees, Shrubs & Hedges
for Home Landscaping

Price: $19.95

Author:Jacqueline Heriteau
208 pp., 9” x 10”
Book# 274238
ISBN: 1-58011-052-5
UPC: 0-78585-11052-0

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DESCRIPTION: Trees, shrubs, and hedges are among the smartest investments you can make. Besides beautifying your landscape, these plants can dramatically increase your property value.

This environmentally friendly book is both a comprehensive reference on top-rated plants and a complete guide to their selection, planting and care. It addresses all the regions of the United States and southern Canada.

Here, you'll find more than 1,000 plants recommended for their beauty, availability, ease of maintenance, and resistance to pests and diseases. More than 500 full color photographs and paintings showcase plant features and illustrate procedures step by step. What's more, you'll learn how to:

  • Design your landscape for four-season interest and harmonies of size, shape, color, and texture
  • Conduct simple but esential soil tests for pH
  • Select plants ideally suited for you soil and growing conditions
  • Distinguish healthy nursery plants from those at risk.
  • Save money over the long term by buying pest- and disease-resistant plants that are appropriate for your soil and climate
  • Use the latest scientifically proved planting methods
  • Prune like a pro- at the proper time for each plant, making well-placed cuts that stimulate desired growth.

AUTHORBIO: Jacqueline Heriteau is the autho of more than 20 books on gardening, including The National Arboretum Book of Outstanding Garden Plants, The American Horticultural Society Flower Finder, and Glorious Gardens. She has contributed to Horticukture, Fine Gardening, Coastal Living, Country Gardens, and Traditional Home magazines and is the "Garden Guru' for Time Inc.'s Virtual Garden on the World Wide Web.

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