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 Pruning Made Easy. More than 300 step-by-step illustrations demonstrate the proper techniques 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.
Part of the Storey's Illustrated Gardening Skillsseries.
About the Author
Lewis Hill, who owns Berryhill Nursery, a Vermont orchard, has written five books and co-authored three additional books with his wife, Nancy. The American Horticultural Society recently honored Hill by choosing his Secrets of Plant Propagation as one of their "75 Great Garden Books."