The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers: Second Edition

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers: Second Edition

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The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers: Second Edition by George E. Brown, Tony Kirkham

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: 9781604690026
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/16/2009
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 340
Sales rank: 190,283
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

George E. Brown (1917–1980) earned his diploma in horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He returned to Kew in 1956 as an assistant curator. A founding member of the Arboricultural Association, he soon became a recognized authority on trees and shrubs.

Tony Kirkham is head of the arboretum, gardens, and horticultural services at RBG Kew. He lectures regularly internationally and is known and respected by North American tree experts at Quarry Hill, the New York Botanic Garden, the Arnold Arboretum, and other leading U.S. arboreta. Kirkham has been recognized with awards from the Royal Horticultural Society, the Arboricultural Association, and the Royal Botanic Garden. 

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