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Gardening with Conifers Other / Books

Gardening with Conifers

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. …

Conifers of California Other / Books

Conifers of California

Conifers of California is the first book entirely devoted to the state s native cone-bearing trees and shrubs. Richly illustrated, it serves as both a natural history and field guide. Each species narrative is accompanied by a full-page color botanical illustration, photographs from the wild, detailed …

Conifers for Your Gardens Other / Books

Conifers for Your Gardens

Last re-printed and updated in 1997, this beautifully illustrated hard cover book offers terrific value for money. Used extensively as a garden centre resource and reference book, it also useful when planning a garden and is often used by landscapers to show pictures of conifers to their clients. …

Conifers for Gardens Other / Books

Conifers for Gardens: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

An Illustrated Encyclopedia | Conifers for Gardens is intended to take away the element of uncertainty when you re choosing a plant that may alter your yard for years to come. Profusely illustrated with more than 1,500 crisp photographs and brimming with concise descriptions of both species and their …

Conifers Other / Books

Conifers

Conifers: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-by-Step Instructions and Over 160 Beautiful Photographs Mainly evergreen, tough and hardy, conifers give year-round pleasure and provide superb backdrops to your planting. All you need to know at a glance, this handy and superbly …

The Pruning Specialist Other / Books

The Pruning Specialist: The Essential Guide to Caring for Shrubs, Trees, Climbers, Hedges, Conifers

The Essential Guide to Caring for Shrubs, Trees, Climbers, Hedges, Conifers, Roses and Fruit Trees (Specialist Series) | Beautifully illustrated and encyclopedic in scope, this is the only guide you’ll ever need to become a pruning expert. It includes a vast wealth of information on trimming all types …

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers Other / Books

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do. The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers has always recommended the best possible pruning techniques and practices to gardeners. Now thoroughly revised and substantially expanded by Tony Kirkham, …

Pests of the Native California Conifers Other / Books

Pests of the Native California Conifers

This guide synthesizes the most current information available on the pests and environmental conditions that can damage California s conifers, the vast majority of native trees in the state. Authoritative and easy-to-use, it is an essential reference for biologists, arborists, ecologists, foresters and …

Lives of Conifers Other / Books

Lives of Conifers: A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North Am

A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North America | What are the lives of trees, of conifers, like?... How do seedlings establish and develop into saplings? How do some seedlings stay alive for decades, marking time in the deep shade of the forest? How do the distinctive …

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Other / Books

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Landscape Journal This magnificent pictorial encyclopedia includes not only the latest cultivars but also rarities such as Wollemia nobilis, recently discovered in Australia. From towering redwoods photographed in their coastal habitat to recent dwarf varieties so popular in small gardens, conifers are …

The Gardener's Guide to Planting and Growing Trees Other / Books

The Gardener's Guide to Planting and Growing Trees

Choosing, planting and caring for trees, conifers and palms for every season and situation with over 800 colour photographs | A comprehensive guide to planting trees successfully in any size of garden, whether as single decorative specimens, in small groups and woodland plantings, in beds and borders, …

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans viridis' - Japanese cedar Plants / Conifers

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans viridis' - Japanese cedar

Japanese cedars proved to grow happily in our garden where winter temperature dropped to -27°C a couple of times. They showed no damage whatsoever and thrive. This variety has one more plus as opposed to other cryptomerias – it does not change its colour to coppery brown in winter and remains green …

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata' - Columnar Irish Yew Plants / Conifers

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'

Taxus baccata Fastigiata is an extremely useful evergreen conifer for sun or shade. Most commonly used for hedging purposes, it has a naturally upright broadly columnar form and takes shearing well. Its dense form and dark green color makes a matte-green dramatic backdrop for a perennial or mixed shrub …

Araucaria araucana - monkey puzzle tree Plants / Conifers

Araucaria araucana - monkey puzzle tree

Among the most spectacular conifers this monkey puzzle tree is the hardiest. The scale-like leaves are dark green, sharp-pointed. This species is said to be 60 million years old. It dislikes atmospheric pollution and hot and dry soil. It does surprisingly well in our climate, too, if you provide a winter …

Niwaki Other / Books

Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees

Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees | Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. In this highly practical book, Western gardeners are encouraged to draw upon the techniques …