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.
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.
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.
An Illustrated Guide: Foolproof Methods for Shaping and Trimming Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and More
Author: Judy Lowe
DIVIn Pruning: An Illustrated Guide, award-winning gardening writer Judy Lowe imparts over two decades of expertise, focusing on the most common backyard pruning needs for the most commonly grown landscape plants./div
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
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.
An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-By-Step Instructions and Over 150 Beautiful Photographs
Author: Andrew Mikolajski
Publisher: Southwater Pub
This book explains how to use clematis to its best advantage, from achieving seasonal interest to combining them with other plants. A fully illustrated directory of 40 recommended varieties, together with expert advice on how and where to plant them, will help you to create a bold and bright display in all types of garden.
All aspects of root pruning fruit trees are covered in this informative article written by an expert on the subject. Thoroughly recommended reading for the budding home gardener. Illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams forming a complete how-to guide. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
Nothing about pruning is obvious; in fact, most of it is downright counterintuitive, says expert Cass Turnbull. This second edition of her definitive illustrated guide adds 40 percent new material, with more coverage of different kinds of trees, shrubs, and ground covers and how to prune them for health and aesthetics. The book is organized around the most common types of plants found in Northwest gardens: evergreen and deciduous shrubs; bamboos and tea roses; rhododendrons, camellia and other tree-like shrubs; hedge plants like boxwood and heather; clematis, wisteria and all those vines; and detailed information on trees by species from dogwoods to weeping cherries. In her trademark witty style, Turnbull also addresses tools, landscape renovation, and design errors. Included too are her amusing Ten Commandments for gardeners, which feature such treasures as "Thou shalt not weed-whip the trunk of thy tree, nor bash it with thine mower, nor leave anything tied on thy tree or the branches of thy tree, as is done in the land of the philistines."
Der Griff zur Schere lohnt sich! Mit dem richtigen Schnitt bleiben Ihre Pflanzen gesund und in Form. Ihr Garten blüht richtig auf und Ihre Obstbäume und Sträucher tragen mehr Früchte als jemals zuvor. Im GU Pflanzenratgeber erklärt Hansjörg Haas anschaulich und kompakt alles, was Sie über das Schneiden Ihrer Gartenpflanzen wissen müssen. Leicht verständlich beschreibt er Grundlegendes zum Pflanzenwachstum und zur Wundheilung bei Pflanzen. Sie erfahren alles zum Thema Schnittzeiten und Schnittformen. Außerdem wird in einem großen Porträtteil der passende Schnitt für die beliebtesten Obst- und Ziergehölze, sowie Kletterpflanzen erklärt und anhand von Schnitt-Illustrationen veranschaulicht. Mit dem Schnittkalender können Sie auf einen Blick einfach und schnell den passenden Schnittzeitpunkt für Ihre Gartenpflanzen erkennen. Als Extra gibt’s die GU Garten und Natur Plus-App. Damit wird der Pflanzenratgeber interaktiv und hält weitere interessante Zusatzinfos und Bilder bereit.
What, When, where & how to Prune for a More Beautiful Garden
Author: Cass Turnbull
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
"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 and Train Trees, Shrubs, Hedges, Topiary, Tree and Soft Fruit, Climbers and Roses
Author: Richard Bird
Publisher: Lorenz Books
This essential practical guide aims to take the mystery out of pruning - a gardening task which many gardeners mistakenly believe to be difficult and complicated. It simplifies the job, showing that the correct pruning and training of ornamental and fruiting plants is both easy and also has many rewards, including improved flower and fruit production, healthier plants, improved plant shape, and a tidier garden. Opening with a helpful introduction, which covers basic principles and techniques, useful tools and equipment, and safety considerations, the chapters that follow are arranged by plant type, covering trees, shrubs, climbers and wall shrubs, and roses. Each chapter includes practical advice, illustrated with step-by-step photographic sequences and artworks, on the initial training of the plant type in question; how to prune the plant once it is established; and how to undertake renovation pruning. There is also information on specialized pruning and training techniques, such as pruning for ornamental stems, pleaching, pollarding and coppicing. An invaluable A-Z Directory of Ornamental Plants looks at the pruning requirements of a wide range of species on a plant-by-plant basis, explaining when and how to prune. A Fruit section contains chapters on pruning and training tree fruits, including hardy apples and pears, and tender tree fruits, such as olive trees and citrus fruits. There is also a chapter on soft fruit, which covers cane fruit, such as blackberries and raspberries, and bush fruit, including blackcurrants and gooseberries. The books is lavishly illustrated with over 700 inspirational and practical photographs as well as more than 270 specially-commissioned artworks and illustrations. All techniques and projects are shown in close-up step-by-step photography and diagrams to ensure that the tasks are absolutely clear and easy to follow, and making this the only book on the subject that any gardener will ever need.
An Illustrated Guide to Choosing, Planting and Caring for 500 Garden Trees
Author: Alan Mitchell,Allen J. Coombes
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
This text contains information on 500 garden trees. There are instructions on planting, pruning, and tree care, as well as information on cultivation and soil requirements. Also included are special chapters on landscaping with trees, and understanding the tree as a plant.