Ornamental References

Dirr, Michael. 1998. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing, Champaign, IL.

Dirr, Michael. 1997. Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

Dirr, Michael and Charles Heuser. 1987. The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation. Varsity Press, Athens, GA.

Hillier, John and Allen Coombes, editors. 2002. The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs. David and Charles Publishing.

Knowles, Hugh. 1995. Woody Ornamentals for the Prairies. Lone Pine Publishing, Renton, WA.

MacDonald, Bruce. 1992. Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

Rogers, David and Constance Rogers. 1991. Woody Ornamentals for Deep South Gardens. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Ornamental Internet Resources


American Nursery Landscape Association (ANLA)

Southern Nurserymen's Association (SNA)


Trade Magazines


American Nurseryman


Ornamental Sources

Appalachian Nurseries, Waynesboro, PA

Classic Groundcovers, Athens, GA

Griffith Propagation Nursery, Watkinsville, GA

Hawksridge Farms Nursery, Hickory, NC

Shadow Nursery, Winchester, TN

Sherman Nursery, Charles City, IA

Spring Meadow Nursery, Grand Haven, MI


Ornamental Links

Websites for Nurserymen, NC State Nursery Crop Science

University of Connecticut Plant Database

Salisbury University Arboretum

Image Gallery of Woody Plants

Groundcovers, shrubs and trees, Virginia Cooperative Extension

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