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The Pruning Book

Author : Lee Reich
ISBN : 9781600850950
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 29.23 MB
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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.
Category: Gardening

The Pruning Book

Author : Lee Reich
ISBN : 1561581607
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 64.25 MB
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Demonstrates basic and specialized pruning techniques for a variety of trees, bushes, vines, and houseplants
Category: Gardening

Pruning Made Easy

Author : Lewis Hill
ISBN : 9781603422161
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 42.99 MB
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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.
Category: Gardening

Pruning And Training

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781465465313
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 42.18 MB
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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.
Category: Gardening

Weedless Gardening

Author : Lee Reich
ISBN : 9780761116967
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 22.9 MB
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Presents an innovative, organic approach to weed-free vegetable and flower gardening that is designed to protect the soil, enhance plant health, reduce the need for watering, and cuts down on labor. Original.
Category: Gardening

Grow Fruit Naturally

Author : Lee Reich
ISBN : 9781600853562
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 27.20 MB
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Presents information on the basics of growing fruits, covering such topics as planting, pollination, harvesting, pruning, pests, diseases, and storage, with specific details on over thirty individual fruit varieties.
Category: Gardening

An Illustrated Guide To Pruning

Author : Edward Gilman
ISBN : 9781111307301
Genre : Science
File Size : 79.94 MB
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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.
Category: Science

The Complete Guide To Pruning Trees And Bushes

Author : Kim O. Morgan
ISBN : 9781601383440
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 26.60 MB
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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.
Category: Gardening

The Well Tended Perennial Garden

Author : Tracy DiSabato-Aust
ISBN : 9781604697070
Genre : Perennials
File Size : 82.83 MB
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"This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice." --Real Simple Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has helped home gardeners successfully plan, plant, and tend their gardens. Now Tracy Di-Sabato-Aust's trusty advice and reassuring tone are back and better than ever in this completely revised new edition. Novice and experienced gardeners alike will benefit from Tracy's thorough details on the essential practices of perennial care--included deadheading, pinching, and thinning--along with growing information for new species and cultivars, on-trend garden design advice, a monthly planting and maintenance schedule, and details on native plants and gardening for wildlife. The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is a must-have ally in the quest for a beautiful, well-maintained garden.
Category: Perennials