This is the complete guide to coniferous trees and shrubs that are available to the North American gardener. Stunning color photographs show conifers used in a variety of environments, from small gardens to magnificent estates.Gardening with Conifers reveals the unexpected magic that conifers can bring to every garden and the many roles they can play in creating structure and balance for year-round visual interest and color. Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than 600 conifers and offers expert advice on:
Size and growth rates
Site and soil preferences
Planting, maintenance and propagation
Pruning, pests and diseases
Dwarf conifers and ground covers
Conifers in containers, and more.
Gardeners everywhere will find this to be a valuable and inspiring reference.
Publisher: Firefly Books 2007-01-19