Maples for Gardens: A Colour Encyclopedia

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9780881924725: Maples for Gardens: A Colour Encyclopedia
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"Maples for Gardens describes the great variety of species in the world's largest and most diverse genus of trees; a valuable contribution by famous Dutch nursery owners whose Esveld Aceretum in Boskoop has a remarkable collection of "Acer. A magnificent photo gallery of the best maples for garden use. An indispensable book, one which will make you want to start yet another tree collection. The volume overflows with nearly 700 color photographs and includes three helpful appendixes. This book is a must for the serious gardener. -- Bill Cannon "Quincy Patriot Ledger" (04/13/2000) "Maples for Gardens," stands perfectly well on its own as a reference for gardeners and horticulturists. If you have a passion for maples and want to learn more about the endless varieties, then "Maples for Gardens" is the book for you. This is a beautiful book and an excellent reference to an underconsidered, highly appealing genus. -- Ann Milovsoroff "Pappus" (09/27/2000) "Maples For Gardens" is one of he most valuable tools published this season. -- Verlyn Klinkenborg "New York Times Book Review" (12/05/1999) This must surely be the most comprehensive collection of maple photographs ever published. -- Allen Coombes "Garden (Peterborough)" (02/24/2000) To widen your knowledge of this wonderful genus, you could do no better than to dip into the well-illustrated "Maples for Gardens, A Color Encyclopedia." The quality of the photography is generally excellent... An outstanding reference, highly recommended for horticulturists and others interested in landscape gardening. In every way, this is truly a superb portrait of the current state-of-the-maple ... The title only barely hints at the coverage and beauty of this extraordinary volume. "Maples for Gardens" is a great Timber Press reference book with hundreds of excellent color photographs of maples. -- Donald S. Heintzelman "Northwestern Press" (12/13/1999) The sheer amount of variety among maples is showcased in photos and text -- this book will be a real eye-opener for anyone who has thought only in terms of red or green Japanese maples. "Maples for Gardens" fills its pages with what most dirt-under-the-nails gardeners truly need: basic identification, cultural requirements, and most importantly, color images. -- Dan Hinkley "Pacific Horticulture" (05/01/2000) "Maples for Gardens" describes the great variety of species in the world's largest and most diverse genus of trees; a valuable contribution by famous Dutch nursery owners whose Esveld Aceretum in Boskoop has a remarkable collection of "Acer." This book will be a useful guide for anyone planning to landscape with trees, and it makes a lovely coffee table book with its beautiful color photographs depicting the wide array of maple varieties. -- Beth Anderson "Log Homes Illustrated" (11/23/2000) This book clearly illustrates plants of the species and many of the popular cultivars, especially of the "Acer palmatum" types. This is a great addition to any gardener's library and another fine offering from Timber. -- Susan Banks "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" (11/06/1999) Throw away your 'coffee table' horticultural books to make room for this gem. If you love maples, this book is a treasure and a must book for the rare tree collector. It should be on the shelf of every arboretum. -- Michael Marcotrigiano "Plant Science Bulletin" (06/01/2000) The fern community went for many years with the little useful horticultural reference . . . Now we have Rickard's 'The Plantfinder's Guide to Garden Ferns, ' a visual delight and a valuable, up-to-date resource. I wouldn't be without it. -- Sue Olsen "American Gardener" (01/26/2001) -- Dan Hinkley, Pacific Horticulture, Spring 2000 "The fern community went for many years with the little useful horticultural reference ... Now we have Rickard's 'The Plantfinder's Guide to Garden Ferns, ' a visual delight and a valuable, up-to-date resource. I wouldn't be without it." --Sue Olsen, American Gardener, January/February 2001 ""Maples for Gardens" fills its pages with what most dirt-under-the-nails gardeners truly need: basic identification, cultural requirements, and most importantly, color images." --Dan Hinkley, Pacific Horticulture, Spring 2000 "The quality of the photography is generally excellent ... An outstanding reference, highly recommended for horticulturists and others interested in landscape gardening." --Choice, March 2000 " The fern community went for many years with the little useful horticultural reference ... Now we have Rickard's 'The Plantfinder's Guide to Garden Ferns, ' a visual delight and a valuable, up-to-date resource. I wouldn't be without it." -- Sue Olsen, American Gardener, January/February 2001 " "Maples for Gardens" fills its pages with what most dirt-under-the-nails gardeners truly need: basic identification, cultural requirements, and most importantly, color images." -- Dan Hinkley, Pacific Horticulture, Spring 2000 " The quality of the photography is generally excellent ... An outstanding reference, highly recommended for horticulturists and others interested in landscape gardening." -- Choice, March 2000

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This a collection of photographs accompanied by concise descriptions and recommendations based on the authors'' long experience with thousands of maples.'

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