Book The handbook of native trees and shrubs : how to plant and maintain a natural woodland / Charlotte de la Bedoyere.
Publication year: 2004
Media class: Book
Publisher: New Holland,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781843306061 (pbk.) :
Originally published: Tunbridge Wells: Search, 2001.
Extent: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Total number of loans: 1
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An illuminating and fascinating guide, this volume shows how the planting and replanting of woodlands can successfully recreate some of our lost natural habitats and ecosystems. The book will be of interest to gardeners and anyone interested in native trees and their planting and propagation. The planting and replanting of woodlands can successfully recreate some of our lost natural habitats and ecosystems. With some management, trees and shrubs are more likely to survive and grow quicker, along with the many species of native flora and fauna that rely on woodlands and verges. Even a few square metres can support some trees and shrubs and with them a variety of wildflowers, grasses, lichen, fungi, birds, butterflies, insects and reptiles.;Illustrating and describing all the native trees and shrubs that once covered most of Britain, this handbook provides guidance on planning both large and small woodlands. Advice is given on how to plant, maintain and manage a woodland with minimal