American Horticultural Society Pruning and Training

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Christopher Brickell
DK Pub., 1996 - Gardening - 336 pages
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The American Horticultural Society offers this comprehensive and practical guide to the correct pruning and training of more than 800 ornamental plants and fruits. Filled with specially commissioned photographs and detailed with "before and after" illustrations, this book offers all the information any gardener needs to maintain attractive well-pruned and trained trees, shrubs, climbers, roses and fruit. More than 1,500 illustrations.

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Best general pruning book I've found. Read full review

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The BIBLE of pruning and training. Part of the curriculum when I went to Horticulture school in 2001 and I still refer to it I it's very weathered state all the time! Read full review


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The American Horticultural Society educates and inspires people of all ages to become successful and environmentally responsible gardeners by advancing the art and science of horticulture. The former director of the Royal Horticultural Society, Christopher Brickell is the editor-in-chief of DK's The AHS Encyclopedia of Gardening and co-author of AHS Society Pruning and Training.

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