Designing with Conifers: The Best Choices for Year-Round by Richard L. Bitner

By Richard L. Bitner

With blue, eco-friendly, and gold foliage and shapes starting from spiky to weeping, conifers have the aptitude to be backyard layout stars. yet they're often misused in gardens and landscapes, resulting in looming spruces squashed opposed to a home or rows of kettledrum-shaped yews alongside a sidewalk. while used appropriately and creatively, conifers will be megastar gamers in developing attractive, long-lasting plant mixtures or serene yard havens.

Designing with Conifers exhibits readers precisely the way to select the easiest conifers for particular wishes. Chapters disguise form, colour, and conifers for particular websites and prerequisites, together with entrance gardens, hedges and monitors, topiary, dwarf conifers, color gardens, Asian-style gardens, bonsai, and miniature railroad gardens. additionally contains valuable appendices that checklist of conifers for varied difficulties and stipulations, like conifers for parts tormented by deer and the simplest conifers for Christmas bushes and Southern gardens. each one part is enlivened with stunning colour photographs.

Whatever panorama state of affairs or problem a gardener clothier faces, Designing with Conifers shows easy methods to make the most suitable choice from this pretty, invaluable, and flexible staff of plants.

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