This illustrated book presents all the key indigenous and imported species such as oaks, yews, junipers, larches, spruces, magnolias, elms, beeches, chestnuts, birches, alders, limes, hornbeams, poplars and willows.
Tony Russel's career with plants began in 1978, when he joined the United Kingdom Forestry Commission in Snowdenia. In 1983 he became Forester in the New Forest, Hampshire, England. Then, in 1989, he was appointed Head Forester of the United Kingdom's National Arboretum at Westonbirl, Gloucostershire, England. Tony is recognized as one of the United Kingdom's leading authorities on trees. Over the last few years he has become a familiar face and voice on television and radio, presenting horticultural and arboricultural programmes, including Cotswold Garden Trail, Roots and Shoots, and appearing on BBC Gardeners' Question Time. His latest television series, Great Trees, was highly acclaimed.