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 and cultivars best suited for Washington and Oregon gardens * Size, shape and growing zone * Notes on the best features of each species or variety * Seasonal color * 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 * 498 color 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.
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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