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The complete idiot's guide to trees and shrubs

Author: Joshua Plunkett; Jeanne K Hanson
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2008.
Series: Complete idiot's guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Complemented by a CD-ROM containing color images of trees and shrubs in every season and a checklist of factors essential to selecting the right plant and guidlines for transforming one's yard with detailed instructions on planting, feeding, and pruning.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Books with discs
Nonfiction
CD-ROMs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Plunkett; Jeanne K Hanson
ISBN: 9781592576982 1592576982
OCLC Number: 176917695
Description: xxii, 329 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Part 1: The seeds of tree and shrub success --
The basics of trees and shrubs --
How trees and shrubs work --
What zone are you? --
Conditions for success --
You light up my life --
A look at elevation and moisture --
Analyzing your soil --
Part 2: The growth and life cycle of trees and shrubs --
Roots come first --
Aboveground growth --
Stop and smell the flowers --
Fun with fruit and foliage --
Designing your yard --
Buying trees and shrubs --
Planting tips --
Part 3: Tree and shrub maintenance --
Cool, clear water --
Pruning deciduous trees --
Pruning conifer trees and shrubs --
Mulching and fertilizing --
Everything ages --
Part 4: Tree and shrub diseases and damages --
Preventing major problems --
Making a diagnosis --
Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and more --
Beware: creatures! --
Insect alert!
Series Title: Complete idiot's guide.
Other Titles: Trees and shrubs
Complete idiot's guide
Responsibility: by Joshua Plunkett, Jeanne K. Hansen.

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Complemented by a CD-ROM containing color images of trees and shrubs in every season and a checklist of factors essential to selecting the right plant and guidlines for transforming one's yard with detailed instructions on planting, feeding, and pruning.

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