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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Conifers

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Timber Press Pocket Guides

By: Richard L Bitner

224 pages, 306 col photos

Timber Press

Paperback | Jul 2010 | #187225 | ISBN-13: 9781604691702
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

Conifers are the perfect choice for ground cover, shrubs, or trees in almost any garden. Evergreen and always architecturally interesting, they're also drought, pest-, and disease-resistant, and rarely have any demanding cultivation needs. This book provides everything needed to know about choosing and growing the right conifer.


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Biography

Richard L. Bitner is an anesthesiologist at the Penn State School of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center. He began studying horticulture at Longwood Gardens 15 years ago - completing their Series I and Series II programs - and has been a Plant Study Walk Instructor since 1993. He splits his time between teaching courses on conifers and deciduous flowering shrubs at Longwood Gardens and teaching the practice of anesthesiology to physician residents.

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