eBook Pruning Plant by Plant, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465405135
  • ISBN-13: 9781465405135
  • DDC: 635.0442
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Pruning Plant By Plant is a pruning visual guide in a handy format that covers all of the most popular plants. There is clear text and an artwork for every plant that explains the reasons for pruning and the correct timing, and shows exactly where and how to cut. Formative, remedial, and regular pruning advice tells you how to look after your plants from their first year through to maturity. Detailed artwork and clear photographs show you exactly where to cut, giving gardeners of all abilities the confidence to prune with precision.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Using the Guide.
1: What is Pruning?.
2: Reasons to Prune.
3: When to Prune.
4: Tools and Tool Care.
5: Where to Start.
6: Formative Pruning.
7: Renovative Pruning.
8: Pruning for Special Effects.
9: Pruning A–Z Ornamental Plants.
10: Abelia: Deciduous and Evergreen Shrubs.
11: Abeliophyllum: Deciduous Shrubs.
12: Abies Silver Fir: Evergreen Conifers.
13: Abutilon Flowering Maple: Deciduous and Evergreen Shrubs.
14: Acacia Wattle: Deciduous and Evergreen Trees and Shrubs.
15: Acer Maple: Deciduous Trees and Shrubs.
16: Actinidia Kiwi: Deciduous Climbers.
17: Aesculus Buckeye: Deciduous Trees and Shrubs.
18: Akebia Chocolate Vine: Deciduous Climbers.
19: Alnus Alder: Deciduous Trees.
20: Aloysia Verbena: Deciduous or Evergreen Shrubs.
21: Amelanchier Serviceberry: Deciduous Trees and Shrubs.
22: Aralia: Deciduous and Evergreen Trees and Shrubs.
23: Arbutus Manzanita: Evergreen Trees and Shrubs.
24: Aronia Chokeberry: Deciduous Shrubs.
25: Artemisia Wormwood: Deciduous and Evergreen Shrubs.
26: Aucuba Spotted Laurel: Evergreen Shrubs.
27: Azara: Evergreen Shrubs.
28: Berberis Barberry: Deciduous Shrubs.
29: Berberis Barberry: Evergreen Shrubs.
30: Betula Birch: Deciduous Trees.
31: Bougainvillea: Evergreen Climbers.
32: Brachyglottis: Evergreen Shrubs.
33: Brugmansia Angels’ Trumpets: Evergreen Shrubs.
34: Buddleja Butterfly Bush: Early-Flowering Deciduous Shrubs.
35: Buddleja Butterfly Bush: Late-Flowering Deciduous or Evergreen Shrubs.
36: Buxus Boxwood: Evergreen Shrubs.
37: Callicarpa Beautyberry: Deciduous Shrubs.
38: Callistemon Bottlebrush: Evergreen Shrubs.
39: Calluna Heather: Evergreen Shrubs.
40: Camellia: Evergreen Shrubs.
41: Campsis Trumpet Vine: Deciduous Climbers.
42: Carpinus Hornbeam: Deciduous Trees.
43: Caryopteris Bluebeard: Deciduous Shrubs.
44: Catalpa Indian Bean Tree: Deciduous Trees.
45: Ceanothus Mountain Snowbell: Deciduous Shrubs.
46: Ceanothus Mountain Snowbell: Evergreen Shrubs.
47: Cedrus Cedar: Evergreen Conifers.
48: Celastrus Bittersweet: Deciduous Climbers.
49: Celtis Hackberry: Deciduous Trees.
50: Cercis Redbud: Deciduous Trees.
51: Cestrum: Deciduous and Evergreen Shrubs.
52: Chaenomeles Flowering Quince: Deciduous Shrubs.
53: Chimonanthus Wintersweet: Deciduous Shrubs.
54: Choisya Mock Orange Tree: Evergreen Shrubs.
55: Cistus Rock Rose: Evergreen Shrubs.
56: Clematis: Group 1: Early-flowering Clematis.
57: Clematis: Group 2: Mid-Season Clematis.
58: Clematis: Group 3: Late-flowering Clematis.
59: Clerodendrum Glorybower: Deciduous and Evergreen Trees or Shrubs.
60: Clethra Pepperbush: Deciduous and Evergreen Shrubs.
61: Clianthus Parrot’s Bill: Evergreen Shrubs.
62: Colutea: Deciduous Shrubs.
63: Cornus Dogwood: Deciduous Trees.
64: Cornus Dogwood: Deciduous Shrubs.
65: Corylopsis Winterhazel: Deciduous Shrubs.
66: Corylus Hazel: Deciduous Trees and Shrubs.
67: Cotinus Smoke Bush: Deciduous Shrubs.
68: Cotoneaster: Deciduous Shrubs.
69: Cotoneaster: Evergreen Shrubs.
70: Crataegus Hawthorn: Deciduous Trees and Shrubs.
71: Cryptomeria: Evergreen Conifers.
72: Cupressus Cypress: Evergreen Conifers.
73: Cytisus Broom: Deciduous Shrubs and Trees.
74: Deutzia: Deciduous Shrubs.
75: Elaeagnus: Deciduous Shrubs.
76: Elaeagnus: Evergreen Shrubs.
77: Enkianthus: Deciduous Shrubs.
78: Erica Heath: Evergreen Shrubs.
79: Escallonia: Evergreen Shrubs.
80: Eucalyptus Gum: Evergreen Trees and Shrubs.
81: Eucryphia: Evergreen Trees.
82: Euonymus Spindle Tree: Deciduous Shrubs.
83: Euonymus: Evergreen Shrubs.
84: Euphorbia Spurge: Evergreen Shrubs.
85: Fagus Beech: Deciduous Trees.
86: Fatsia: Evergreen Shrubs.
87: Ficus Fig: Evergreen Trees.
88: Forsythia: Deciduous Shrubs.
89: Fothergilla: Deciduous Shrubs.
90: Fremontodendron Flannel Bush: Evergreen Shrubs.
91: Fuchsia: Hardy Varieties.
92: Garrya: Evergreen Shrubs.