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Dirr's Hardy trees and shrubs : an illustrated encyclopedia

Author: Michael Dirr
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, [1997] ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Visually beautiful, with over 1,600 color photographs of woody plants that bring the text to life, this volume is destined to become a standard reference source for gardening and botany. Entries are arranged alphabetically by scientific name and describe the habitat, foliage, flower, fruit, availability from commercial sources, and landscape use of U.S. northern trees and shrubs, suitable for zones 3 to 8.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dirr
ISBN: 0881924040 9780881924046
OCLC Number: 36178574
Notes: Includes indexes.
Awards: Winner of Garden Writers Association Quill and Trowel Award 1999
Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1999
Description: 493 pages : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: A-Z illustrated guide to woody plants --
Selecting plants for specific characteristics or purposes.
Other Titles: Hardy trees and shrubs
Hardy trees and shrubs
Responsibility: by Michael A. Dirr.
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Illustrated with photographs, this title describes some of the best woody plants adapted to cooler climates, showing both habit and details of more than 500 species. It includes some 700 additional  Read more...


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Stunning color photographs document this famous plantsman's recommendations. American Bookseller 19970801 Though my shelves sag under the weight of books about trees and shrubs, there's still space Read more...

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