An Illustrated Guide to Pruning

Author: Edward Gilman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111130730X

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 8731

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.

The Pruning Book

Author: Lee Reich

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600850952

Category: Gardening

Page: 233

View: 1090

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.

Trees for Urban and Suburban Landscapes

Author: Edward F. Gilman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780827370531

Category: Science

Page: 662

View: 9033

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.

How to Prune

An Illustrated Guide to Easy Pruning for Every Plant and Every Season

Author: John Cushnie

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 9781606522035

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 923

Shear without fear with this practical guide to pruning more than 500 populargarden plants--from flowers to shrubs to trees.


An Illustrated Guide: Foolproof Methods for Shaping and Trimming Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and More

Author: Judy Lowe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 159186562X

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 4230

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

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

View: 6708

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 Illustrated Guide to Ornamental Shrubs

Author: Jan Tykač

Publisher: Chartwell House

ISBN: 9781555216528

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 356

Demonstrates how to plant, nurture, shape and prune a variety of ornamental shrubs, and describes the special characteristics of each type of shrub


An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-By-Step Instructions and Over 150 Beautiful Photographs

Author: Andrew Mikolajski

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN: 9781780192512

Category: Gardening

Page: 64

View: 1189

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.

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: 9781580170062

Category: Gardening

Page: 217

View: 5617

Explains the purpose of pruning, introduces useful tools and techniques, and offers advice on pruning specific types of shrubs and trees

A Guide to Pruning the Roots of Fruit Trees

Author: Liberty Hyde Bailey, Jr.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1446537366

Category: Gardening

Page: 28

View: 7901

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.

Cass Turnbull's Guide to Pruning, 2nd Edition

Author: Cass Turnbull

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 157061704X

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

View: 5775

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."

Ornamental Trees

An Illustrated Guide to Their Selection and Care

Author: Frances Howard

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520007956

Category: Ornamental trees

Page: 219

View: 4196

Information on foliage, flowers, climatic requirements, Decorative features and extent of care required.


So bleibt der Garten in Form

Author: Hansjörg Haas


ISBN: 3833838639

Category: Gardening

Page: 64

View: 880

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.

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

View: 5589

"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.

The Illustrated Practical Encyclopedia of Pruning, Training & Topiary

How to Prune and Train Trees, Shrubs, Hedges, Topiary, Tree and Soft Fruit, Climbers and Roses

Author: Richard Bird

Publisher: Lorenz Books

ISBN: 9780754815372

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 9203

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.

The Garden Tree

An Illustrated Guide to Choosing, Planting and Caring for 500 Garden Trees

Author: Alan Mitchell,Allen J. Coombes

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN: 9780297823476

Category: Gardens

Page: 287

View: 5041

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.