Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs $79.95
With Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs and Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates, Michael Dirr set the gold standard for horticultural reference. Now these two classic and bestselling books are under one cover, fully updated with hundreds of new plants, photographs, and commentary in Dirr's signature style. This is his most comprehensive visual reference yet.
From majestic evergreens to delicate vines and flowering shrubs, Dirr features thousands of plants with all the essential details for identification, planting, and care, plus full-color photographs showing a tree's habit in winter, distinctive bark patterns, fall color, and more. In a class by itself for its quality of information, the best researched recommendations for hardiness in the industry, beautiful photography, and Dirr's own preeminence as a master plantsman, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is a critical addition to any garden library. The above information about this book provided by Timber press.
This is a big thick book, if you like trees and shrubs you won't mind that.