Trees for the Garden

Overview

Every garden should have a tree; their shape and structure, light and shade, power and beauty give magic and mystique to any landscape. Whatever the size of your space, there is a tree that will enhance it now and for many generations to come. Drawing on thirty years of experience as a hands-on gardener and mingling a wealth of practical advice with an indefatigable passion for his subject, John Cushnie suggests trees to accommodate all needs, including many of his own favourites. Whether you desire beautiful ...
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Overview

Every garden should have a tree; their shape and structure, light and shade, power and beauty give magic and mystique to any landscape. Whatever the size of your space, there is a tree that will enhance it now and for many generations to come. Drawing on thirty years of experience as a hands-on gardener and mingling a wealth of practical advice with an indefatigable passion for his subject, John Cushnie suggests trees to accommodate all needs, including many of his own favourites. Whether you desire beautiful summer flowers, vibrant autumnal colour or fascinating bark all year round, Trees for the Garden is an invaluable and comprehensive book that will make you want to get out there and plant a tree.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781856265515
  • Publisher: Kyle Cathie Limited
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.74 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Six of the Best [trees for special purposes] 18
Conifers in the Garden 60
Trees Grow on You 74
Gardening with Trees 98
Directory of Trees 114
Directory of Conifers 200
Index 220
Acknowledgements 224
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