The Tree and Shrub Specialist

The Tree and Shrub Specialist

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No matter what the type of garden or outdoor space, trees and shrubs are usually featured. This is because they are so versatile. Depending on the species chosen, shrubs and trees can form the background to a garden, be a focal point or add height to an overlooked garden. Whatever your garden needs, a tree or shrub can provide it. This book details the basics of choosing, buying, planting establishing and transplanting. A comprehensive plant directory has A-Z lists of species within different categories - seasons, colour, size etc. The final section of the book looks at how to care for shrubs and trees, giving practical advice on how to prune and clip, and the pests, diseases and other problems to watch out for.Pruning: no regular pruning is needed, other than cutting out dead wood as soon as the flowers fade. ... Syringa vulgaris Common Lilac iUKiUSA) Hardy, deciduous shrub or small tree with fragrant flowers borne in large, erect pyramids during late spring ... Cytisus x beanii (Broom): hardy, dwarf, deciduous and semi- prostrate shrub with deep golden-yellow flowers during late spring and earlv summer.

Title:The Tree and Shrub Specialist
Author:David Squire
Publisher:New Holland Publishers - 2004-12


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