Pruning and Training Plants

Pruning and Training Plants

Book - 2001
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Firefly Books Ltd
An illustrated gardening reference on how to prune and train plants, including a list of tools and equipment. Step-by step diagrams explain basic procedures and a A-Z plant directory has practical advice and is cross-referenced to detailed instructions.

This superb guide uses specially commissioned color photographs and diagrams to clearly explain the basic pruning procedures. All the popular plants suitable for pruning or training are covered in the authoritative text. Diagrams and photographs combine to give a detailed visual reference of what a plant should look like before, during, and after pruning care.

  • Ornamentals: roses, deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs, climbers, wall shrubs, hedges and topiary, pinch pruning
  • Fruit Trees: apples and pears, plums, cherries, peaches, apricots, figs, renovating fruit trees, plus many more
  • Soft Fruits and Vines: gooseberries, currants, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and cranberries, grapes, passion fruit, kiwi fruit

The book also features:

  • 300 step-by-step color diagrams to guide readers through a year-long agenda of what to do, when, and how
  • Superb color photographs showing plants that are pruned or trained to look their best through all seasons
  • A-Z plant directories for quick reference to practical advice
  • Complete cross-references to detailed instructions
  • Tools and equipment
  • A glossary of technical terms plus further reading and a comprehensive index



Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly, 2001
Description: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9781552975343
1552975347
Branch Call Number: 631.54 Joy
Additional Contributors: Brickell, Christopher

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