Timber Press Pocket Guide to Conifers

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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Conifers

By Richard L. Bitner

Timber Press (OR), Paperback, 9781604691702, 224pp.

Publication Date: June 30, 2010

Conifers are the perfect choice for groundcovers, shrubs, or trees in almost any garden. Evergreen and always architecturally interesting, they re also drought, pest-, and disease-resistant, and rarely have any demanding cultivation needs.
The "Timber Press Pocket Guide to Conifers" is the perfect companion for anyone who needs a portable guide to conifer choices. With everything you need to know to choose and grow just the right conifer, this book also provides stunning photos of conifers in gardens so you can pick the plant you truly love.

About the Author
Richard L. Bitner is a garden writer and photographer whose work has appeared in numerous national and regional magazines. He studied horticulture at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, where for many years he has been an instructor in the Continuing Education program. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Gold Medal Plant Award Committee, and has made it his mission to promote the appreciation and use of conifers. His previous Timber Press books are "Conifers for Gardens" and "Timber Press Pocket Guide to Conifers".