An Illustrated Guide to Pruning

Author: Edward Gilman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111130730X

Category: Science

Page: 352

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Well written and easy to understand, An ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PRUNING, Third Edition is filled with updated illustrations, photographs, and examples designed to help readers understand and implement the appropriate pruning practices that are vital to developing sustainable structure in the first 25 years of a tree’s life. With coverage of numerous different tree species as well as information about the challenges associated with pruning such as disease prevention, root pruning, mature tree pruning, and restoration following storms, students will be prepared to identify and understand good tree structure and pruning practices. Filled with simple tables, lists, and strategies, this completely updated guide to pruning makes it easy to teach the presented pruning techniques in accordance with nationally recognized ANSI A-300 standards. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes

Author: Edward F. Gilman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780827370531

Category: Science

Page: 662

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Presenting the most comprehensive all-in-one full-color tree guide for continental North America! This complete book includes the latest information on the cornerstones of tree management--selection, planting, establishment, fertilization--while giving practical details on over 1,000 species. More than 500 color photos make tree identification realistic and enable students to easily select the right tree for the right landscape. The first text to guide students through the tree selection process, Trees in Urban and Suburban Landscapes is the most complete reference on tree culture and management.

The Pruning Book

Author: Lee Reich

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600850952

Category: Gardening

Page: 233

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It sounds simple enough, but pruning can confound even the most competent gardener. This new edition of Taunton's award-winning book explains the do's and don'ts of cutting back; from humble houseplants to the most amazing exotics, readers learn how to make the right cut the first time, every time. With straightforward prose, over 250 photographs, and 135 drawings, this essential reference walks gardeners through the process of pruning everything from ornamental trees and bushes to topiaries and bonsai. The author, Lee Reich, is a respected horticulturist who writes frequently on gardening subjects. Here, he demystifies the timing and techniques that result in the most successful pruning for healthy growth and good form. Updated with the latest information and enhanced illustrations, this book belongs in every gardener's library, whether he or she is a professional, a landscaping veteran, or is pruning for the very first time.

Pruning Made Easy

A Gardener's Visual Guide to When and How to Prune Everything, from Flowers to Trees

Author: Lewis Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1580170064

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

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Proper pruning will keep your landscape beautiful and thriving year after year. This authoritative guide includes more than 300 step-by-step illustrations to clearly demonstrate the correct pruning procedures for a variety of trees, shrubs, hedges, vines, and flowers. Lewis Hill offers expert advice on when, how, and why each type of plant should be pruned, safety considerations, and techniques for maintaining your pruning tools. Encouraging you to get creative, Hill even shows you how to shape your own topiaries and train espaliers.

Cass Turnbull's Guide to Pruning

What, When, where & how to Prune for a More Beautiful Garden

Author: Cass Turnbull

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 9781570613166

Category: Gardening

Page: 226

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"The Northwest Pruning Guide provides step-by-step instructions for pruning trees, shrubs, and other plants to help them flourish in any garden or lawn. It profiles the most common types of plants found in Northwest gardens, including evergreen and deciduous shrubs, bamboos and tea roses, camellia, hedge plants, wisteria, and trees. Each entry also covers common gardening mistakes, traditional methods, proper positions, tips on the best times to prune, and more.


How to Prune Fruiting Plants

A Practical Gardener's Guide to Pruning and Training Tree Fruit and Soft Fruit, with Easy-To-Follow Advice and Over 300 Step-by-Step Photographs

Author: Richard Bird

Publisher: Southwater

ISBN: 9781780192703

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

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A complete guide to pruning and training fruit trees, with instructions for creating standards, cordons, espaliers, fans, pryamids, bushes and curtains. A useful directory of varieties provides essential information about the best types of fruit to grow.

The Tree Doctor

A Guide to Tree Care and Maintenance

Author: Daniel Prendergast,Erin Prendergast

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781552977422

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

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A professional arborist shares his deep knowledge of trees with readers, revealing the secrets to tree placement, choosing a healthy tree from a nursery, and selecting great urban varieties, as well as instructions for planting, pruning, and watering instructions and advice on how to protect trees from disease, pests, and damaging weather. Simultaneous. 12,000 first printing.

The Art of Creative Pruning

Inventive Ideas for Training and Shaping Trees and Shrubs

Author: Jake Hobson

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693568

Category: Gardening

Page: 200

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Nothing brings a touch of artistry to the garden like ornamental pruning, and a series of deliberate cuts can create landscapes and evoke faraway places. All that's needed to recreate the effect in the garden are a sharp pair of pruners, some imagination, and the instruction found in The Art of Creative Pruning. Drawing on both eastern and western styles, author Jake Hobson moves beyond the traditional lollipops and animals and teaches a wholly new approach to ornamental pruning that appeals to modern sensibilities. Picture boxwoods trimmed into whimsical Russian nesting dolls, hedges inscribed with words, and a tree snipped to resemble the toppling tiers of a wedding cake. These are just a few of the unusual ideas featured in the beautifully photographed pages. All the practical considerations are here as well, including pruning to improve a view, remedial pruning to fix problems, and pruning fruit trees to increase yield.

Pruning and Training

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465465316

Category: Gardening

Page: 336

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Featuring more than 800 plants, Pruning and Training is a freshly redesigned and fully comprehensive guide to cultivating your perfect garden. Pruning and Training has step-by-step instructions to pruning and training hundreds of trees, shrubs, and climbing plants. With chapters on everything from rosebushes to peach trees, Pruning and Training has advice for every garden and gardener. With its practical A-Z approach, organized by plant type, Pruning and Training displays information in an easy-to-follow format and has guides to specialized techniques for each plant type, including coppicing and pollarding for trees and pinch pruning for shrubs. Learn the basic training techniques for climbing plants and see how to maintain ornamental shrubs in your garden, including grasses for your topiary or hedges and bamboo. Pruning and Training is the essential guide to pruning and training your garden plants with confidence.

The Complete Guide to Pruning Trees and Bushes

Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Author: Kim O. Morgan

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601383444

Category: Gardening

Page: 288

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According to the Virginia Cooperative Extension, operated by Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, there are more than 60 different kinds of shrubs in North America with varying pruning requirements, timelines, and necessities. This massive variety makes it so that anyone interested in pruning needs to be very well educated in how the process is completed, what it needed, what should be avoided, and most of all, when to plant, prune, and provide maintenance to your shrubs. This book walks every shrub enthusiast through the surprisingly complex process of pruning from the first seed in the ground to the annual progression of pruning steps that must be done in the right order to maximize the health of your shrubs. You will learn what the top reasons for taking up pruning are followed by what equipment is needed for pruning from start to finish. You will learn everything you need to know about the 10 most common pruning methods and a number of more methods that are nearly as common but equally as useful. You will learn how to apply these techniques to ornamental trees and shrubs, shade trees, pruning evergreens, pruning hedges, artistic pruning, pruning fruit trees, pruning small trees, pruning nut trees, pruning vines and ground covers, and finally pruning houseplants and bonsai plants. You will benefit from the advice gathered from interviews with top experts in the field of pruning and gardening and their insights on how pruning should be completed for reach type of plant. For anyone who interested in pruning of their plants either inside or outside, this guide will provide everything you need. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

The Home Orchard Handbook

A Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Fruit Trees Anywhere

Author: Cem Akin,Leah Rottke

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610602234

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

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Crisp apples, tart lemons, lush figs, tender peaches—imagine the bounty of a late-summer farmer’s market, right in your backyard! Learning how to plant and care for fruit trees is a desirable, accessible activity for a wide range of people. It’s a natural extension of many gardeners’ repertoires, and the investment yields generations of results. Growing your own fruit ensures a fresh, delicious, abundant harvest for your family and friends for years to come. Fruit trees diversify a region’s agricultural landscape and ecosystems, attracting pollinating bees, songbirds, and other desirable visitors. And cultivating orchards on your own decreases your reliance on grocery store distribution channels and boosts sustainability. Inside The Home Orchard Handbook, you'll find: —Strategies for choosing your orchard's site, taking into consideration soil quality, sun exposure, microclimates, drainage, and more —Information on plant selection, including what types of fruit trees do well in certain areas and how to decipher critical concepts such as "chill hours," "cultivars," "bareroot," and "cross-pollination" —Guidance on aftercare, including in-depth watering, composting, and preventative care schedules to keep your backyard orchard fruitful for years —Advice on troubleshooting diseases, conditions, and non-beneficial insects using only humane, organic remedies —General tips on jamming, dehydrating, storing, and otherwise making the most of your orchard’s harvest with delicious recipes from chefs Tal Ronnen and Diana Stobo Start growing your own fruit trees wherever you are with The Home Orchard Handbook!

Pruning & Training Plants

Author: David Joyce,Christopher Brickell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781857324358

Category: Plants

Page: 224

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An illustrated gardening reference on how to prune and train plants, including a list of tools and equipment. Step-by step diagrams explain basic procedures and a A-Z plant directory has practical advice and is cross-referenced to detailed instructions.

The Pruners Bible

A Step-by-step Guide to Pruning Every Plant in Your Garden

Author: Steve Bradley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740454704

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

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?This plant-by-plant guide to pruning features straight-forward instructions on 70 of the most widely planted trees and shrubs, inspiring confidence in even the novice gardener?The correct pruning technique for each plant is illustrated clearly & individually, ending the frustration of searching to adapt a technique that applies to other plants?Extensive charts and checklists give at-a-glance summaries of information plus a list of ?no prune? trees and shrubs, demystifying the more complex approach that conventional books on the subject tend to take?Covers, shrubs, climbers, roses, trees and soft fruit, with separate sections on hedged, topiary, and special techniques such as pruning for winter stems.

How to Prune an Apple Tree

A Guide for Real People with Imperfect Trees

Author: Chloe Ward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993059308

Category:

Page: 32

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The subject of fruit pruning can cause much confusion, and the technical terminology and perfect looking trees in the pruning manuals can sometimes be demoralising. This guide avoids jargon, but explains pruning by illustrating how an apple tree grows and how it responds to being pruned. It covers all aspects of apple tree pruning, from forming the shape of a newly planted tree, to restoring an old tree, the reasons for winter and summer pruning, and what tools to use. The author's experience with fruit growing is in the UK, but the principles should apply to apple (and pear) trees growing in anywhere in a temperate climate.


Pruning for Flowers and Fruit

Author: Jane Varkulevicius

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 0643101977

Category: Science

Page: 224

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The best groomed and most productive garden is easy when you know what to prune when and how your plants work. Pruning for Flowers and Fruit covers plants in cool-temperate to subtropical climates and is suitable for the home gardener, avid enthusiast as well as the nursery trade and horticultural students. It includes annuals, ornamentals, vegetables, roses, perennials and hydrangeas, and fruiting plants that can be pruned to fit in your back garden. The author shows how to choose the best plant at the nursery, prune weather damaged plants, renovate ornamental or fruiting trees and shrubs, and maintain your secateurs like a professional. Create different landscape features such as pleached avenues, design elements like hedges and the more fanciful topiary. Show off your plant’s juvenile foliage or beautiful bark, or sustainably harvest wood for carpentry or craft by following the steps on how to coppice or pollard plants. Never get your wisteria in a twist again and learn to prune with confidence following techniques that range from the most basic through to those for the most advanced espaliers.

How to Prune Trees & Shrubs

Easy Techniques for Timely Trimming. A Storey BASICS® Title

Author: Barbara W. Ellis

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612125808

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

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Help your trees, shrubs, and vines look and yield their best by making the right cut every time. Whether you are hoping for more flowers or fruit, trying to create a dense screen, or struggling to manage out-of-control growth, there is a pruning technique to achieve your goals. Expert gardener Barbara Ellis explains how a plant responds to pruning, how and when to use basic cuts, and what tools to use. Her plant-by-plant guide will give you the confidence you need to make that first cut.

RHS Pruning & Training

Revised New Edition; Over 800 Plants; What, When, and How to Prune

Author: Christopher Brickell,David Joyce

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241308518

Category: Gardening

Page: 336

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Cultivate your perfect garden with RHS Pruning & Training's unrivalled guidance for over 800 trees, shrubs, and climbing plants. Fully updated by the RHS experts, RHS Pruning & Training uses clear, step-by-step instructions and fantastic photography to perfectly illustrate the secrets to pruning and training your plants. Whether you're a novice gardener or an amateur expert, RHS Pruning & Training is packed with plenty of information on all plant types including fruits, roses, shrubs, and trees. Learn specialised techniques including coppicing, pollarding, and pinch pruning for specific plant types, and prune your garden to perfection all year round.