The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers / Edition 2

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers / Edition 2

by George E. Brown, Tony Kirkham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0881926132

ISBN-13: 9780881926132

Pub. Date: 02/15/2004

Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated


How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do.

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers recommends the best pruning techniques and practices. This unique encyclopedic treatment details the best pruning methods for more than 450 genera of trees, shrubs, conifers, and woody climbers. The A-Z

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How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do.

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers recommends the best pruning techniques and practices. This unique encyclopedic treatment details the best pruning methods for more than 450 genera of trees, shrubs, conifers, and woody climbers. The A-Z format covers several thousand species, yet remains a manageable and practical reference. Kirkham clearly explains the reasons behind pruning techniques as well as how to apply them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881926132
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/15/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
736,788
Product dimensions:
7.26(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.07(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword9
Preface11
Acknowledgements13
Part 1
Chapter 1The general principles of pruning15
Chapter 2The Pruning of Trees and Conifers37
Chapter 3The Pruning of Shrubs and Climbers83
Chapter 4Pruning in Special Circumstances105
Chapter 5Pest and Disease Control127
Part 2
Chapter 6The Specific Pruning Needs of the Genera131
Appendices
Appendix I.Some Common Names with Their Botanical Equivalents307
Appendix II.Tools and Equipment311
Glossary326
Index331

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