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The New Tree & Shrub Expert: The World's Best-Selling Book on Trees and Shrubs

Handbook / ManualCancelled

Series: The Expert Series

By: David G Hessayon (Author)

128 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Expert Books

Paperback | Mar 2016 | #226751 | ISBN-13: 9781909663039
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About this book

Whatever the size of your garden, there is a tree, shrub or climber just right for it. The Tree & Shrub Expert contains an A-Z guide to over 800 varieties and offers advice on:
- Choosing, buying and planting
- How to prune
- Feeding, mulching and training your plants
- Picking the right plant for ground cover, borders and hedges
- What plants where – including new and exotic varieties
- Tress, shrubs and climbers for containers
- Coping with pests and diseases

Reliable, easy to follow advice and information from Expert Books – the world's best-selling gardening series.


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Biography

Dr. David G. Hessayon is the world's best-selling horticultural author – his Expert series of gardening books have sold over 53 million copies.He has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth who created him an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British horticulture.He has been honoured by a leading newspaper which included him in its list of '60 Truly Great Elizabethans' because "he has taught millions of us how to garden with his wonderful do-it-yourself guides".He has been honoured by Guinness World Records as "the top-selling living author of the 1990s".

He has been honoured at the National Book Awards with the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. The Expert style is hard to define. According to the Librarian of the Royal Horticultural Society "Dr Hessayon perfected a manner of presentation which has yet to be surpassed for clarity, intelligibility and ease of access".

According to The Times "he invented a formula of clear, uncluttered advice and illustrations with a superbly logical layout". There are 21 Expert titles in the series which have been enjoyed by gardeners all round the world. The House Plant Expert has now passed sales of one million copies in both the U.S. and Russia.

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