Texas Trees is a book that has been in the works ever since I was climbing trees as a kid in Pittsburg, Texas. Catalpa was my favorite tree because the bark was so smooth. What I think about that tree and many other native and introduced trees are covered in detail in this, this book
Everything you need to identify over 100 varieties of Texas trees is here in this one source - along with easy-to-follow directions for selecting, planting, and maintaining your trees. Concise descriptions and photographs of tree varieties. Methods for dealing with tree pests, Organic planting and maintenance program, Treatments and recipes for homemade organic remedies, detailed information on growing patterns and requirements.