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Shrubs and Trees for the Small Place: Hardy Deciduous Materials for the Home Grounds
Shrubs and Trees for the Small Place Hardy Deciduous Materials for the Home Grounds Author:P. J. Van Melle New edition, revised and edited by Montague Free. By the right use of shrubs and specimen trees you can create a garden that will last a lifetime. But the more limited your space, the more carefully you must choose. A shrub, for example, ought to be considered from all these points of view: Will it have beautiful bloom? Will the flowers have ple... more »asing fragrance? When bloom is over, will the foliage be handsome? Will the foliage blend well with other shrubs? Will the foliage take on good autumn color? Will the bare branches and twigs be attractive in winter? Will the shrub grow too large? Will it transplant easily?
Though you can scarcely find shrubs that have all these good points, you can have shrubs with a high average. In short, you want year-round value. In this book a practical nurseryman with twenty years' experience in meeting the needs of the small place sizes up the available material and tells you exactly what you need to know.« less