A gardener’s visual guide to when and how to prune everything, from flowers to trees. Pruning is one of the best things you can do for your plants, if it’s done the right way. Now renowned nurseryman and author Lewis Hill shows you how to shear without fear in this book. More than 300 step-by-step illustrations demonstrate the proper tecniques for pruning many varieties of plants including trees, shrubs, bushes, hedges, vines, and flowers. With this book you will learn: Exactly when , how, and why various plants should be pruned. Artistic pruning techniques used to make topiary, espalier, and cordons. Methods of using and caring for pruning tools and equipment. How to prune safely.
Paperback, 218 pages.