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Gardening Trees

Tree and Shrub Gardening for British Columbia

by (author) Alison Beck & Marianne Binetti

illustrated by Ian Sheldon

Publisher
Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Jan 2001
Category
Trees, General, Shrubs
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551052694
    Publish Date
    Jan 2001
    List Price
    $21.95

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With this beautiful book at your fingertips, you can select, plant and care for the trees and shrubs that suit the conditions present in your garden, whether it is dry or moist, coastal or interior: * Detailed listings for 96 different species of trees and shrubs, along with information on 551 recommended varieties, hybrids and cultivars best suited for BC gardens * Size, shape and growing zone * Seasonal colour * Notes on the best features of each species or variety * What tree or shrub to select for a specific location * How to plant, prune and propagate * Soil, moisture and sunlight requirements * Year-round maintenance * Tips for solving pest and disease problems * Nearly 500 colour photographs.

About the authors

MARIANNE BINETTI writes a syndicated gardening column that reaches over a million readers. Her lighthearted and fun approach to gardening also appeals to TV and radio audiences. Marianne has a degree in Horticulture from Washington State University and lectures extensively to gardening groups.

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DON WILLIAMSON has turned his passion for gardening into his life's work. His background is in landscaping, golf course construction and management, and in the design and construction of formal landscape settings. With a degree in Applied Horticultural Technology and professional certificates in Turf Management, he has written and co-written several gardening books.

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TAMARA HARTSON, who also writes under the name TAMARA EDER, grew up with a fascination for nature and the diversity of life. Encouraged by her parents, Tamara was equipped from the age of six with a canoe, a dip net and a note pad. She has a degree in environmental conservation sciences and has photographed and written about the biodiversity in Bermuda, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon Basin, China, Tibet, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. When she is not traveling, Tamara enjoys writing and studying biodiversity. To date, she has authored or co-authored more than two dozen nature books.

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