Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs


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Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Timber Press
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Michael A. Dirr, a professor of horticulture at the University of Georgia in the United States, is a well respected authority in the horticultural world. This book is combination of his previous bestselling books under one cover, adding new plants, new photographs, plus all new commentary in his usual style.

Features thousands of plants and all the essential details for identification, planting, and care, plus full-color photographs showing a tree’s habit in winter, distinctive bark patterns, fall color, and more.

Hardcover 976 pages Images: 3530 color photos
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Weight3.55 kg



"Everything you will ever need or want to know about the...beauties in your own yard...is here."--Barbara Mahany "Tri-Valley Herald " 'One of the best plant selection guides.'- Tony Kirkham. (Gardens Illustrated- 10 favourite books of 2012)

Author Biography

Michael A. Dirr is a retired professor from the University of Georgia, a legend in the horticultural world, one of the top American authorities on woody plants and the author of more than 300 scientific and popular papers, articles, and books.