by Hugh Johnson
Trees is a fully illustrated guide to more than 600 trees.
The text sparkles with fact and folklore, illuminating the subject with authority and enthusiasm.
Fully updated, it includes all th e newest tree varieties and cultivars.
The book first looks at the structure and life cycle of trees; their role in the ecosystem, planting and pruning; and the use of trees in garden design.
The core of the book is a complete record of coniferous and deciduous trees, grouped by family, in which an authoritative main text is complemented by a comprehensive index of trees, listing and illustrating alphabetically every important family, species and variety by their horticultural name.
Finally, a reference section includes a guide to choosing trees for the garden and an A-Z listing of the most important and popular species and varieties of trees.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 01/10/2010
- Category: Gardening: shrubs & trees
- ISBN: 9781845330552