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Trees for the Small Garden

By: Simon Toomer

176 pages, 300 col photos

Timber Press

Hardback | Feb 2005 | #152396 | ISBN: 0881926833
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About this book

This book is a careful selection of the 100 best trees for use in small temperate gardens. Each entry includes colour photographs and clear information about growth rate, care requirements, and seasonal interest.

Excellent color photographs, including an up-close detail of foliage, flowers or fruit, accompany the text. -- Ethel Fried Manchester (CT) Journal Inquirer 20050326 This attractive, useful guide is recommended for most public and horticulture libraries. -- Sue O'Brien Library Journal 20050501 Much more than just another tree encyclopedia. San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles 20050601 This book should be very useful to landscape designers and homeowners alike. -- Bobbie Schwartz Buckeye 20051001 A groundbreaking guide that walks readers through the step-by-step process of selecting, planting, and nurturing their very own tree. -- Katie Sloan Log Home Design Ideas 20051101 Beautiful illustrations drive home the most important feature of an intimate garden: the details. -- Natasha S. Johnson Natchitoches Times 20060216 Makes choosing the right tree for your landscape quite meaningful. ... Superb color photos. -- George Graine Virginia Master Gardeners Association Report 20050101


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Biography

Simon Toomer has devoted his life to studying all aspects of forestry, woodland management and arboriculture. He currently works as curator of the National Arboretum, Westonbirt, in the U.K.

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