Recommended Books

WHAT FOLLOWS BELOW IS THE COMPILATION OF ALL THE BOOKS THAT I HAVE USED
AND CONTINUE TO USE (yes I did buy them all!) FOR MY ONGOING RESEARCH.
PARTICULARY OF INTEREST TO THE VERY INTERESTED, NON-PROFESSIONAL, TEXAN
"TREE-HUGGER" ARE THE FIRST 16 BOOKS
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1.        Stahl, Carmine and Ria McElvancy. Trees of Texas. College Station: Texas
A&M University Press, 2003.
2.        Garrett, Howard.
Texas Trees. Lanham: Lone Star Books, 2002.
3.        Vines, Robert A.
Trees of Central Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1984.
4.        Simpson, Binny J.
A Field Guide to Texas Trees. Lanham: Lone Star Books, 1999.
5.        Tull, Delena and George Oxford Miller.
Wildflowers, Trees and Shrubs of Texas.
Lanham: Lone Star Books, 1999.
6.        Wrede, Jan.
Trees, Shrubs, and Vines of the Texas Hill Country. College Station:
Texas A&M Press, 2005.
7.        Haislet, John A., ed.
Famous Trees of Texas. 2nd ed. College Station: Texas
Forest Service, 1971.
8.        Lynch, Brother Daniel C.S.C.
Native and Naturalized Woody Plants of Austin and
the Hill Country
. Austin: St. Edwards University Press, 1981.
9.        Wasowski, Sally and Andy Wasowski.
Native Texas Plants. 2nd ed. Lanham:
Lone Star Books, 1997.
10.      Wasowski, Sally and Andy Wasowski.
Native Texas Gardens. Houston: Gulf        
Publishing Company, 1997.
11.      Garrett, Howard.
Texas Gardening the Natural Way. Austin: University of Texas      
Press, 2004.
12.        Hazeltine, Cheryl and Barry Lovelace.
The New Central Texas Garener. College      
Station: Texas A&M Press, 1997.
13.        Dobbs, Steve.
The Perfect Texas Lawn. Nashville: Cool Springs Press, 2002.
14.        Hastings, Don.
Gardening in the South. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1987.
15.        Texas Nursery and Landscape Association.
Best of Texas Landscape Guide.          
Dallas: Horticultural Printers.
16.        Texas Cooperative extension.
Native and Adapted Landscape Plants. College        
Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2006.
17.        Meerow, Alan W.
Betrock’s Guide to Landscape Palms. Hollywood: University
of Florida, 2004.
18.        Zucker, Isabel and Derek Fell.
Flowering Shrubs and Small Trees. New York:        
Fairfax Publishers, 1995.
19.        Little, Elbert L.
Field Guide to Trees: Western Region. New York: Chanticleer
Press,1980.
20.        Brockman, Frank C. and Herbert S. Zim., ed.
Trees of North America. New        
York: Golden Press, 1979.
21.        Randall, John M. and Janet Marinelli, eds.
Invasive Plants: Weeds of the Global      
Garden
. Brooklyn: Science Press, 1996.
22.        Johnson, Warren T. and Howard H. Lyon.
Insects That Feed on Trees and
Shrubs
. Revised 2nd ed. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991.
23.        Sinclair, Wayne A. and Howard H. Lyon.
Diseases of Trees and Shrubs. 2nd ed.   
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005.
24.        Prendergast, Daniel and Erin Prendergast.
The Tree Doctor: A Guide to Tree
Care
    
and Maintenance. Buffalo: Firefly Books, 2003.
25.        Smiley, E. Thomas and Bruce R. Fraederich and Neil Hendrickson.
Tree Risk
Management
. 2nd ed. Charlotte: Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories, 2007.
26.        Costello, L.R. and K.S. Jones.
Reducing Infrastructure Damage by Tree Roots:
A Compendium of Strategies
. Cohasset: Western Chapter of the ISA, 2003.
27.        The American Horticultural Society.
Pruning. Mt. Vernon: Ortho Books, 1980.
28.        Medic, Kris.
Rodale’s Successful Organic Gardening: Pruning. Emmaus: Rodale     
Press, 1995.
29.        Joyce, David.
Pruning and Traning Plants. Buffalo: Firefly Books, 2001.
30.        Deaton, Charles and Micheal MacCaskey.
All About Pruning. Sam Ramon:
Ortho        
Books, 1978.
31.        Johansen, Jan and John C. Fech.
Ortho’s All About Trees. Des Moines:
Meredith       
Books, 1999.
32.        McHoy, Peter.
A Practical Guide to Pruning. Edison: Chartwell Books, 2001.
33.        Kourik, Robert.
Pruning. New York: Workman Publishing Company, 1997.
34.        Francis, Allison R.
Pruning Techniques. Alexandria: Time Life Books, 2001.
35.        Balog, James.
Tree: A New Vision of the American Forest. New York: Sterling     
Publishing, 2004.
36.        ISA Best Management Practices…(entire series)
37.        TCIA Pocket Guide… (entire series)
38.        ANZI Standards… (entire series)
39.        ISA “Arborist News” & “Arboriculture & Urban Forestry Journal”.
March ’05 – present.
40.        “Arborage” magazine. May ’06 – present.
41.        Lilly, Sharon J.
Arborists’ Certification Study Guide. Champaign: ISA, 2001.
42.        Donzelli, Peter S. and Sharon J. Lilly.
The Art and Science of Practical Rigging.   
Champaign: ISA, 2001.
43.        Raleigh, Duane.
Knots and Ropes for Climbers. Mechanisburg: Stockpole Books,   
1998.
44.        Currid, Peggy.
Guide For Plant Appraisal. 9th ed. Champaign: ISA, 2000.
45.        Stevenson, Doug.
Texas Pesticide Applicator Training: General Manual. College     
Station: Texas Agricultural Extension Service, 1999.
46.        Matocha, Mark A.
Using Pesticides: Ornamental and Turf Plant Pest Control        
(Commercial Applicator Manual). College Station: Texas Cooperative        
Extension, 2002.
47.        Welch, Tommy.
Chemical Weed and Brush Control Suggestions for Rangeland.    
College Station: Agricultural Communications, 1998.
48.        Bigon, Mario and Guido Regazzoni.
The Morrow Guide to Knots. New York:
William Morrow and Company Inc., 1982.
49.        ISA.
Glossary of Arboricultural Terms (Second Edition). Champain. ISA, 2008.
50.        Logan, William Bryant.
Oak: The Framework of Civilization. New York: W.W.
Norton & Company Inc., 2005.
51.        Cafferty, Steve (ed.)
Firefly Encyclopedia of Trees. Buffalo: Firefly Books, 2005.