The Ultimate Practical Guide to Pruning and Training, Paperback

The Ultimate Practical Guide to Pruning and Training Paperback


This title shows you how to prune and train trees, shrubs, hedges, topiary, tree and soft fruit, climbers and roses.

It offers expert advice and step-by-step techniques, with over 700 photographs and 270 clear illustrations.

All techniques and projects are shown in close-up step-by-step photography and diagrams, making the tasks absolutely clear and easy to follow.

It contains an easy-to-use plant directory, describing the timing, frequency and method of pruning for a range of ornamental plants.

This how-to guide aims to take the mystery out of pruning, showing that the correct training and cutting of garden plants has many rewards, including better flower and fruit production, healthier plants, improved plant shape, and a tidier garden.

The book covers ornamental trees, shrubs, topiary, hedges, climbers, wall shrubs and roses.

An invaluable directory of ornamental plants looks at a range of species, explaining when and how to prune.

There is also advice on pruning and training different tree fruits, climbing fruits and soft fruits.

With its practical advice and specially commissioned artworks, this is an essential handbook for all gardeners.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, over 970 photographs
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Specialized gardening methods
  • ISBN: 9781780193533



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