The Homeowner's Complete Tree & Shrub Handbook : Trees and shrubs frame your property and add a sense of structure to the ever-changing environment of your yard. This comprehensive guide explains the principles and practicalities of bringing magnificent woody plants to every landscape. Learn to use basic landscape design theories to select trees and shrubs that complement your property. Answer a detailed questionnaire to identify trees and shrubs that suit your needs and preferences. Enjoy spring flowers, summer fruits, fall foliage, and winter's bare branches with four-season design suggestions. Shop and plant with assurance, choosing woodies from nurseries, home and garden centers, and mail-order sources. Find everything you need to know - from planting tips to maintenance advice - to keep plants healthy and happy. Browse profiles of 357 reliable trees and shrubs. Each entry features how best to use the plant in your landscape, along with complete growing information.