Shrubs: A Gardener's Handbook (Paperback)

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With color foliage, flowers, bark and scent, shrubs are one of the most versatile and significant groups of plants for the gardener, and they come from all corners of the globe. This new book extols their virtues, and describes how to successfully design with them, grow and propagate them. There are thirty new and wonderful shrubs described and illustrated with planting suggestions.

About the Author

Ian Cooke is the author of Shrubs as well as a professional horticulturalist and plantsman. For many years he was responsible for the management of the award-winning grounds of the University of Nottingham, planted with thousands of trees and shrubs as a living library. In 2008 he was made an Associate of Honour by the Royal Horticultural Society. He now concentrates on writing, lecturing, and garden design. Ian is a regular judge for Chelsea and major flower shows.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781847973122
ISBN-10: 1847973124
Publisher: Crowood Press
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2012
Pages: 144
Language: English