Simple Steps to Success: Easy Pruning

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With all the latest horticultural tips and techniques to guarantee success, this series is designed to meet the requirements of today's small garden owners who want to enjoy gardening while making the most of their time and effort.
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Overview

With all the latest horticultural tips and techniques to guarantee success, this series is designed to meet the requirements of today's small garden owners who want to enjoy gardening while making the most of their time and effort.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756626945
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/30/2007
  • Series: SIMPLE STEPS TO SUCCESS Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Why and when to prune     6
How to prune     22
Pruning shrubs and trees     44
Pruning climbers     76
Hedges and screens     90
Training and shaping     106
Plant pruning guide     118
Pruning calendar     146
Index     156
Acknowledgments     160
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2007

    How, what, and when to prune

    Most often, pruning's done to get rid of dead or unwanted plant body parts. Most often, all that's needed are hand-held pruning shears. But pruning saws cut larger branches, clean and fine. Loppers deal with higher-up branches. And special pruning shears do specialty cuts such as bonsai and topiary. Author Colin Crosbie discusses pruning equipment care such as rubbing on oil, and sterilizing after each cut. He goes over pruning safety such as grounding ladders, making three cuts on long branches, and wearing gloves. He goes through coppicing colored-stem dogwood and hydrangea, espaliering apple trees, parterring boxwood and yew, pleaching hornbeam and linden, and pollarding dogwood. He lists, plant-by-plant, the best times to prune. Pruning books don't all agree on best pruning times. But Crosbie has consistent, solid reasons for his choices. As with all Dorling Kindersley simple steps to success, many photos and an index help readers find information.

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