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Great Flowering Landscape Trees by Vincent A. Simeone
Book DescriptionDevoted entirely to the flowering trees most recommended for home and urban landscapes, this handy encyclopedia discusses the basics--horticultural terms, botanic names, hardiness zones, and native versus exotic species--as well as each tree's unique characteristics, such as height, spread, flower color and size, flowering period, fruit, and seeds. Entries are supplemented with pertinent growing tips regarding pests and diseases, as well as the benefits of exceptional varieties and cultivars. A second section discusses siting and caring for trees, including the importance of proper soil, nutrition, light, and pruning instructions. Special care is given to detail the process of integrated pest management, which uses natural and organic treatments when possible. The volume concludes with a glossary of terms, resources for finding trees, a list of public gardens worth visiting, and a selection of the author's favorite trees.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781883052539
(203mm x 203mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Ball Publishing
Publisher: Ball Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Vincent A. Simeone
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Great Landscape Evergreens, Hardback (April 2008)
Identifies the best evergreens for landscaping purposes, including how they can be used to best effect as borders, hedges, living fences, privacy screens, or to block unsightly views. This guide includes detailed entries for over 80 species - from conifers and broadleaf evergreens to deciduous and semi-evergreen shrubs.
Wonders of the Winter Landscape, Hardback (October 2005)» View all books by Vincent A. Simeone
Although North America suffers through several dreary months of winter each year, this guide describes trees and shrubs that make the barren winter landscape a wonderland of texture and colour. It conveys the elegance of deciduous trees and shrubs, and discusses the virtues of evergreens, both broadleaf and coniferous.
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Author Biography - Vincent A. Simeone
Vincent A. Simeone is a horticulturist who teaches gardening classes and has assisted in garden tours in Canada, England, France, Germany, New Zealand, and South Africa. He is the manager of Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay, New York. Bruce Curtis has chronicled many of the significant events of the last decades of the 20th century as a photographer for LIFE, Sports Illustrated, and Time. He lives in Albertson, New York.
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