Ortho's All about Pruning

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Meredith Books, Dec 1, 1998 - Gardening - 96 pages
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A primer on trimming trees, shrubs, and vines.Teaches readers when and how to prune to promote flowering, slow plant growth, and repair damage.Tips on enhancing plant shape.Explains different techniques and timing for pruning deciduous trees, evergreens, shrubs, and vines.Walks readers through the steps of pruning hedges and creating specialty shapes.Comprehensive encyclopedia provides detailed pruning instructions for 180 trees, shrubs, and vines.
 

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Contents

Pruning Affects Growth
4
PRUNING DECIDUOUS TREES
18
PRUNING DECIDUOUS SHRUBS AND VINES
34
PRUNING EVERGREEN TREES AND SHRUBS
60
PRUNING FRUITING TREES SHRUBS AND VINES
86
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About the author (1998)

Judy Lowe began her writing career more than twenty years ago as Garden Editor at the "Chattanooga Times-Free Press". Judy has shared her gardening wisdom with thousands of readers over the years. Judy is currently Garden Editor for "The Christian Science Monitor". She is past president of the Garden Writers Association and has contributed to "Woman's Day" and "Southern Living" magazines.

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