The Tree & Shrub Expert

The Tree & Shrub Expert : The World's Best-selling Book on Trees and Shrubs

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Whatever the size of your garden, there is a tree, shrub or climber just right for it.The Tree & Shrub Expert contains an A-Z guide to over 800 varieties and offers advice on: Choosing, buying and planting the right tree or shrub for your garden. How to prune. Feeding, mulching and training your plants. Picking plants for ground cover, borders and hedges. Using trees and shrubs in the garden. Coping with pests and diseases.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 182 x 236 x 12mm | 281.23g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • EXPERT
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour photographs, illustrations, charts
  • 0903505177
  • 9780903505178
  • 77,387

About D. G. Hessayon

Dr David Hessayon initiated a major innovation in gardening publications in 1959 with the first of his Gardening Expert guides. These best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 51 million copies in print. He was awarded the 1993 Gardening Book of the Year Award from the Garden Writers Guild and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement 'Oscar' at the National British Book Awards. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. He lives in Essex, and has two daughters and four grandchildren.show more

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"Anyone with an interest in trees and shrubs will want a copy of this book" Amateur Gardening "Superbly illustrated and incredibly good" Sunday Mirror "Manages to pack into 150 pages enough information to fill an encyclopaedia" Daily Telegraph "If there were such a thing as a Top Ten chart for value-for-money gardening books, this one would be up with the leaders" Garden Newsshow more

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"Superbly illustrated and incredibly good"show more

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Another world bestseller from Dr DG Hessayon that is an essential book for all gardeners. * Separate chapters for trees, shrubs, conifers and climbers. * Clear, concise information on buying and planting, plant care, propagation and pests and diseases.show more

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