Pruning Made Easy

Pruning Made Easy - Gardening Book

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

by Louis Hill

ISBN 1-58017-006-4
224 pages; 8.5" x 11"; Two-color throughout; more than 300 illustrations; charts; tables; Paperback.

Are You Petrified of Pruning? Pruning is one of the best things you can do for your plants, if it's done the right way. Now renowned nurseryman and author Lewis Hill shows you how to shear without fear in Pruning Made Easy. More than 300 step-by-step illustrations demonstrate the proper techniques for pruning many varieties of plants including trees, shrubs, bushes, hedges, vines, and flowers.

With Pruning Made Easy you will learn:

  • Exactly when, how, and why various plants should be pruned
  • Artistic pruning techniques used to make topiary, espalier, and cordons
  • Methods of using and caring for pruning tools and equipment
  • How to prune safely

Table of Contents

1 Reasons to Prune
2 Tools and Equipment
3 Pruning Methods
4 Ornamental Trees and Shrubs
5 Shade Trees
6 Pruning Evergreens
7 Pruning Hedges
8 Artistic Pruning
9 Pruning Fruit Trees
10 Pruning Small Fruits
11 Nut Trees
12 Vines and Ground Covers
13 Garden Plants and Houseplants
14 Bonsai

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