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Michael A. Dirr's new book hits the market

Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs builds on his previous books

| September 30, 2011

Michael A. Dirr does not disappoint with his new book, "Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs."

Reflecting the latest changes in plant names and new introductions, the book feature more than 3,500 photos, as well as indispensable lists to help gardeners and designers choose the right palnt for the right purpose.

Dirr includes all the essential details for identification, planting and care.

It's available in October from Timber Press.

Check it out here.

 

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