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Trees and shrubs (Paperback): Keith Rushforth

Trees and shrubs (Paperback)

Keith Rushforth

Series: Collins practical gardener

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The bulk of the book comprises a comprehensive directory of the most common trees and shrubs available. Entries include:
• background information on general characteristics, planting and care
• a visual chart listing the most popular varieties and cultivars, with instantly-accessed information on blossom colour, height, spread, hardiness, moisture and sunlight requirements
• seasonal guides indicating when the plant is in blossom and fruit
• a table of plant care with concise advice on soil, site, general care, pruning and pests and diseases
• expert tip boxes for the best results

The book opens with a practical guide to essential gardening techniques, which covers:
• assessing your plot for soil quality, drainage, sun and shade
• where to buy and how to tell if the plant is healthy
planting with rootballs, exposed roots and plants in containers
• creative ideas for planting combinations
• caring for shrubs throughout the year
• when and how to prune
• increasing your stock with propagation techniques

The book closes with a section on plant problems, comprising:
• a trouble-shooting flow chart to help identify the problem
• an exhaustive directory of all the pests and diseases you are likely to do battle with

General

Imprint: HarperCollinsPublishers
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Collins practical gardener
Release date: March 2003
Authors: Keith Rushforth
Dimensions: 245 x 189mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-714654-3
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening > Garden design & planning
Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening > Gardening: plants > Shrubs & trees
Books > Gardening > Garden design & planning
Books > Gardening > Gardening: plants > Shrubs & trees
LSN: 0-00-714654-X
Barcode: 9780007146543

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