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.
Illustrated Guide to Pruning, second edition is an excellent instructional tool for community colleges and university horticulture programs and is an appealing resource for the horticulture, landscape and tree associations and industries. It is a must-have for anyone interested in the pruning and maintenance of trees and is a natural feature for botanic garden and arboreta bookstores.
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.
Foolproof Methods for Shaping and Trimming Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and More
Author: Lee Reich
Publisher: Taunton Press
DIVLifelong gardener Judy Lowe gives you the knowledge to make the right cut the first time./divDIV /divDIVâ€œPruning panicâ€? is an all-too-familiar feeling among even experienced gardeners, but itâ€™s especially prevalent among those of us who are new to the practice. In 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. From trees and shrubs to hydrangeas, azaleas, roses, and other perennials, Lowe takes an in-depth approach to all the pruning essentials. Throughout the book, her advice is accompanied by brilliantly detailed step-by-step line drawings that clearly demonstrate where and how to make precise, effective cuts. Lowe removes all intimidation from the pruning process: beyond the craft itself, youâ€™ll gain an understanding of the basic science behind plant growth, why plants need pruning, when theyâ€™ll need it, and how pruning techniques can vary between plant species. So the next time you pick up a pruning saw or a pair of loppers, panic will be the furthest thing from your mindâ€”and from your garden./div
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.
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."
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.
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.
Baume gehoren zu den groβten Lebewesen auf unserem Planeten. In faszinierender Weise haben diese langlebigen Organismen Strategien entwickelt, nachhaltig zu uberleben und Widrigkeiten, denen sie durch ihre Ortsgebundenheit ausgesetzt sind, standzuhalten. Wie lebende Skulpturen konnen Baume ganze Lebens- und Leidensgeschichten erzahlen. Die Neuaufl age des praxisnahen Ratgebers erlautert in uber 500 Eintragen pragnant die Symptome ihrer Korpersprache, Vorgange im Inneren der Pfl anzen, die Ursachen von Abweichungen in Wuchs, Entwicklung und Erscheinungsform. Von Abholzigkeit bis Zwiesel wird jeder Fachbegriff sachkundig und anschaulich erklart. Das eingangige Bildmaterial zu jedem Beitrag erweitert das Verstandnis, die ubersichtlichen und aussagekraftigen Texte liefern dem Profi wertvolle Informationen und beantworten dem interessierten Laien zahlreiche Fragen. Das neue Werk von Deutschlands renommiertem Baumexperten - nicht nur fur Praktiker, Sachverstandige, Wissenschaftler und Studenten aus den Bereichen Baumpfl ege, Botanik, Forstwissenschaft, Gartenbau, Landschaftsarchitektur, Okologie oder Umweltpadagogik, sondern auch fur Architekten, Designer, Kunstler sowie alle Natur- und Baumliebhaber und jeden, der sich auf dem Weg dorthin befindet.
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.
A Gardener's Visual Guide to When and How to Prune Everything, from Flowers to Trees
Author: Lewis Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
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.