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Great Flowering Landscape Shrubs

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Price: $24.95
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Ball Publishing ©2005
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1883052423
Dimensions: 8 x 8 x .6 inches
Weight: 1.19 pounds
Vincent Simeone has used his vast experience as a plantsman and as director of the Planting Fields Arboretum to compile the best flowering shrubs for the home landscape. Over 50 genera of shrubs are arranged by genus, separated into Deciduous Flowering Shrubs and Notable Evergreen Shrubs. Chapters also describe how best to plant shrubs, how to use shrubs in the landscape, and how to prune and maintain the shrubs. Resources for more information and ordering shrubs are provided, as is a bibliography and USDA Zone Map. Color photos throughout.

Editorial Review

The Columbus Dispatch - Helpful for beginners who want to put their green thumbs to work.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch - This new guide is like a walk in the park.

About the Author

Vincent Simeone is the director of Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay, New York. Simeone has specialized expertise in woody plant identification, plant culture, landscape use and selection of superior varieties. He continues to promote innovative trends in gardening such as proper plant selection, four-season gardening, integrated pest management, historic landscape preservation, and low-maintenance gardening. Simoene is a lecturer, teacher and horticultural consultant. Vincent Simeone resides in Oyster Bay, New York.
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