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Table of Contents
                            Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction
1 Functional Uses of Vegetation in Urban and Rural Areas
	Design
	Environmental
	Engineering
	Aesthetic Functions of Trees and Shrubs
	Detrimental Effects of Vegetation in Urban Areas
	Further Investigation
	References
2 Ornamental Qualities of Trees and Shrubs
	Growth Rate
	Plant Size
	Shape
	Habit
	Types of Foliage
	Flowers and Fruit
	Bark
	Further Investigation
	Further Reading
3 Plant Identification – an Introduction
	Botanical Classification
	Common or Colloquial Names
	Why do Plant Names Change?
	What’s in a Name
	Scheme for the Identification and Use of Plants by Family
	References
4 Plant Families
	Aceraceae Maple
	Aquifoliaceae Holly
	Araucariaceae Monkey Puzzle, Chile Pine
	Asteraceae (Compositae) Daisy
	Berberidaceae Barberry
	Betulaceae Birch
	Buddlejaceae Buddleja
	Buxaceae Box
	Caprifoliaceae Elderberry
		Abelia
		Lonicera (honeysuckle)
		Sambucus (elderberry)
		Symphoricarpos
		Viburnum
		Weigela
	Celastraceae Spindle Bush
	Cistaceae Rock Rose
	Cornaceae Dogwoods
	Cupressaceae Cypress
	Ericaceae Heather
	Fabaceae Broom, Laburnum and Gorse
		Landscape trees from the Fabaceae
		Landscape climbers
		Landscape shrubs
		Native shrubs
	Fagaceae Beech and Oak
		Nothofagus (southern beech)
		Quercus (oak)
		Fagus (beech)
	Ginkgoaceae Ginkgo or Maidenhair Tree
	Hamamelidaceae Witch Hazel
	Hippocastanaceae Horse Chestnut
	Juglandaceae Walnut
	Lamiaceae Dead-Nettle or Mint
	Magnoliaceae Magnolia and Tulip Tree
	Malvaceae Mallow and Hibiscus
	Myrtaceae Myrtle
	Oleaceae Olive
		Fraxinus (ash)
		Jasminum (jasmine)
		Ligustrum (privet)
		Osmanthus
		Syringa (lilac)
	Pinaceae Pine, Cedar and Larch
	Platanaceae Plane
	Rhamnaceae Rhamnus and Ceanothus
	Rosaceae Rose
		Crataegus (hawthorn)
		Malus (crab apple)
		Prunus (cherry, plum, peach and almond)
		Pyrus (pear)
		Sorbus (rowan or mountain ash, whitebeam)
	Shrubby genera in the Rosaceae
		Cotoneaster
		Rosa (rose)
		Other genera
	Rutaceae Rue
	Salicaceae Poplar and Willow
	Saxifragaceae
	Solanaceae Potato
	Taxaceae Yew
	Taxodiaceae Redwood
	Tiliaceae Lime
	Ulmaceae Elm
	Vitaceae Vine
	References
	Further Reading
5 Designing with Trees and Shrubs
	Factors Influencing the Development of a Planting Scheme
		Scale and situation
		Site conditions
		Soil
		Development of a planting scheme
		Plant associations
		Post-planting management
		Plants in a scheme
		Characteristics of each plant
		Purchasing plants from a nursery
	Trees: Selection, Use and Management
		Parkland trees
		Conifers
		Street trees
		Semi-mature trees
		Ornamental trees
		Native or naturalistic-style planting
		Staking of trees
		Management of trees
	Shrubs: Selection, Use and Management
		Ground-cover shrubs: selection, use and management
		Selection of species and varieties
		Planting centres and setting out
	Hedges: Selection, Use and Management
		Functions of hedges
		Hedges: establishment and planting
		Management of overgrown hedges
	Climbers: Selection, Use and Management
	Shrubs and Shrubberies
	Pruning of Shrubs
	Further Investigation
	References
Glossary
	A
	B
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	D
	E
	F
	G
	I
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	Z
Appendices
	1: Parkland Trees
	2: Native Trees and Shrubs in Britain and Ireland
	3: Selection of Ground-cover Plants
	4: Hedging Plants
	5: Tough, Reliable Shrubs
	6: Short-lived Shrubs
	7: Shrubs with Scented Flowers and Foliage
	8: Ornamental Autumn Interest
	9: Shrubs and Trees for Winter Interest
	10: Shrubs and Trees in Maritime Areas
Bibliography
Indices
	Index of planting schemes and landscape trees and shrubs by country
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	Index of pests and diseases
	Plant Index
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		Q
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