Book - The Pruning Answer Book
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Pruning is essential to keeping trees, shrubs, and other plants healthy
and beautiful. Not only does pruning keep plants from getting unwieldy
and large, it also allows light and air to reach more branches,
encourages fruit and blossom growth, removes diseased branches, and adds
structural strength to plants. But many homeowners and gardeners feel
overwhelmed by pruning. When is the right time to prune? How much should
be removed? What's the difference between pinching and heading back?
What tools should be used? How can a homeowner ensure that pruning
ultimately enhances -- and doesn't harm -- the plant?
For all these questions and more, The Pruning Answer Book has the
Written by two highly respected garden writers with years of
experience in providing pruning advice, this book is sure to become a
tool as essential as the pruning shears themselves. With clear, concise
advice, a browsable format, a friendly tone, and how-to illustrations,
the book provides everything a homeowner needs to safely achieve
attractive, long-lasting, and healthy plants.
The latest in Storey's enormously popular Answer Book series, The
Pruning Answer Book demystifies the subject, helping even novices
successfully prune a variety of woody plants -- flowering trees, fruit
and nut trees, shrubs, brambles, evergreens, vines, and groundcovers.
Homeowners will feel as if they have a master arborist by their side,
helping them bring out the best in their greenery.
, 384 pages