Covers 650 native and introduced species.
Tony Russell is a leading authority on trees and has become a familiar face and voice on television and radio, presenting horticultural and arboricultural programmes, including BBC Gardeners' Question Time. Martin Walters is General Editor of the recent Travellers' Nature Guides to Britain, France, Greece and Spain (Oxford University Press), co-author of the Nature Guide to Britain in that series, and contributed the text on natural habitats to the popular reference book Earth (Dorling Kindersely). Mick Lavelle is a horticulturist and a keen observer of nature. His great interest in wild flowers eventually led him to train as a horticulturist. He is now a senior lecturer in landscape management at Writtle College, Chelmsford.