Gardening With Conifers

Gardening With Conifers

Book - 2002
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Firefly Books Ltd

A complete and highly acclaimed reference.

"Magnificently highlighted by more than 250 striking color photographs."

"I strongly recommend Adrian and Richard Bloom's book to anyone looking for a useful guide to planting and using conifers in their garden."
-American Gardener

This is the complete guide to coniferous trees and shrubs that are available to the North American gardener. Stunning color photographs show conifers used in a variety of environments, from small gardens to magnificent estates.

Gardening with Conifers reveals the unexpected magic that conifers can bring to every garden and the many roles they can play in creating structure and balance for year-round visual interest and color. Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than 600 conifers and offers expert advice on:

  • Size and growth rates
  • Site and soil preferences
  • Planting, maintenance and propagation
  • Pruning, pests and diseases
  • Dwarf conifers and ground covers
  • Conifers in containers, and more.

Gardeners everywhere will find this to be a valuable and inspiring reference.

A highly acclaimed reference guide to using and growing conifers in your garden. Includes design ideas, sources and directory of 600 different conifers. Illustrated throughout in color.

Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2002
ISBN: 9781552096352
Branch Call Number: 635.9775 BLOOM
Characteristics: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Bloom, Richard
Notes: Includes index


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Dec 04, 2010

Some of the photographs in this one make me want to tear out every plant in my garden and plant nothing but conifers.

Comprehensive information about a large variety of species and cultivars including size, spread and Zone hardiness.

I want this one on my bookshelf!


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