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: * Detailed listings for 76 different species of trees and shrubs, along with information on more than 775 recommended varieties and cultivars best suited for Illinois gardens * Size, shape and growing zone * 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 * More than 560 photographs and illustrations.
About the authors
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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Best Garden Plants of California
New Perennials for Canada
Container Gardening for California
Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta
Container Gardening for the Midwest
Garden Bugs of Alberta
Gardening to Attract, Repel and Control