LANDSCAPE PLANTS, THEIR IDENTIFICATION, CULTURE AND USE, 3rd Edition is your trusted resource for plant species identification, and the expert care and use of landscape plants. Ferrell Bridwell's more than three decades of landscape horticulture education and experience, as well as his keen eye for photography, come together in this detailed, informative book. Arranged in an easy-to-find format, plant data are accompanied by full-color photos, zone-specific information, and Latin names and pronunciations to help you sharpen your identification skills quickly. Elements of design, maintenance, pest control, and other practical topics round out LANDSCAPE PLANTS, 3rd Edition, making it the most complete reference tool available for home gardeners and professional landscapers alike!
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Ferrell Bridwell retired after more than thirty years in public education, and served as Curator of Horticulture for a major science center. He has worked with students, adults, professionals in horticulture, and teacher groups in the areas of landscape design, plant propagation, plant identification, and environmental science. In addition to sitting on numerous committees and advisory boards, Mr. Bridwell served on President Jimmy Carter's National Metrics Council, Vocational Education Sector Committee. He was named an Outstanding Vocational Classroom Teacher for the Southeastern States and Conservation Educator for the Southeast Region. Mr. Bridwell has traveled extensively studying and photographing plants, including many images used in LANDSCAPE PLANTS, 3rd Edition.Review:
"This is probably the best reference that I have encountered to help students learn morphology. The information is streamlined, easy to read and the photographs help students visualize the plant when live specimens are unavailable. I particularly like that there is a chapter that describes how to interpret the data that is used to describe each plant."
"I am glad that there is an accessible resource with plant identification information available to high school students."
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