Your Florida Guide to Shrubs, second edition:
Selection, Establishment, and Maintenance

Edward F. Gilman, Robert J. Black and Sydney Park Brown


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Updated with valuable new information!

"Are you landscaping or relandscaping your property? Are you looking for a shrub or two to spice up your yard? Perhaps you are ready to add a hedge to your perimeter. Well, here is THE best book for you!"--Ocala Star-Banner

"Your Florida Guide to Shrubs will be a valuable help in making the correct and perhaps longer lasting landscaping changes--or maybe landscaping that new dream home."--Florida Gardener

"Confused about which shrubs to plant? Well, you won't be after reading Your Florida Guide to Shrubs. I found this book easy to read and understand and recommend it for anyone wanting to know more about planting, growing and maintaining shrubs in the landscape."--Melbourne Florida Today

"Handy to use and well thought out, Shrubs will make quick work of creating any landscape plan."--Gainesville Sun

"Whether you have an established landscape, or are just starting out, you'll want to read this book. You'll learn about design, plant selection, maintenance and more."--Garden News

"What makes this book notable, especially for those new to Florida gardening, is its emphasis on the how, when and why of most aspects of garden preparation and maintenance."-- Lakeland Ledger

"Helps you select the right plant for the right place at the right time."--Jacksonville Times-Union

"Colorful, complete, and reliable information about shrubs and small trees that thrive in the Florida landscape."--South Lake Press

"Filled with colorful photos and diagrams to help the gardener pick just the right shrub for the right place and purpose."--Stuart News

No other book offers such colorful, complete, and reliable information about all aspects of selecting, growing, and maintaining the shrubs and small trees that thrive in the Florida landscape. Written for everyone from the homeowner with limited gardening skills to the landscape professional or property manager, the new edition of this photo-filled guide includes a hardiness-zone map and all the information you need to help create a beautiful landscape!

Edward F. Gilman is professor and Robert J. Black is associate professor emeritus at the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, and each is the author of numerous gardening books. Sydney Park Brown is associate professor and extension specialist also with IFAS.

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"Whether you have a new plot to landscape or want to improve what you have--this is a valuable resource. It is also fun to read and dream!"
--The Florida Gardener

"Comprehensive information, color photos, helpful lists."
--On The Bookshelf

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