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The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs

928 pages

David & Charles

29 Mar 2002

The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs

The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs is widely recognised as a classic horticultural literature, with more than 200,000 copies sold since first publication. The 8th edition has been thoroughly revised to keep the entries entirely up to date. Over 9,000 plants representing more than 650 genera are described in detail, making it the definitive work for any gardener. The manual is published in a handy compact form, enabling users to take it with them on their nursery and garden centre visits, and for on-the-spot reference and identification at arboreta, parks and gardens. Revised, expanded and extremely manageable, this is the definitive reference work on trees and shrubs for every gardener on the move.

Containing detailed descriptions of over 9,000 plants representing more than 650 genera, this pocket edition is a handy reference for the gardener. In its compact format, it enables on-the-spot reference and identification of a wide range of trees, shrubs, climbers, conifers and bamboos.

Reviewers

Tree Spirit A bible for beginners and professionals alike, very clearly presented...

The verdant Inner sanctum  The tree and shrub (but also climbers/conifers/bamboo/and more) Gospel by the famous nursery since 1972. Revised and reprinted endlessly - and necessarily naturally! For the professional and enthusiast, though this is text only! Cross-references, dates, and very specific information, like what bamboo flowered when and thus worth growing or not...

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