Planting a tree or a shrub is a crucial decision for every gardener. 'Botanica's Pocket Trees and Shrubs' contains everything you need to identify and cultivate these long-lived plants. In addition to the A-Z listing of plant entries, illustrated with superb color photographs, there is a wealth of information on soils, pruning, siting, and all you need to grow trees and shrubs successfully. Lists of trees and shrubs for special purposes helps you plant with confidence. This book's comprehensive coverage of over 2000 plants features something for every gardener - Australian native plants and exotics, quick-growing varieties, and plants for any situation, soil or effect.