Author: Edward F. Gilman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2011-08-08
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.
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.
Author: Edward F. Gilman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 1997
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.
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
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.
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."
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.
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.
"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.