Published December 31, 2001
by Seven Dials .
Written in English
|Series||Gardening Complete Books|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
The Complete book of pruning Hardcover – January 1, by Duncan Coombs (Author), Peter Blackburne-Maze (Author), Martyn Cracknell (Author), Roger Bentley (Author) & 1 more/5(4). The Pruning Book not only provides information on the basics of pruning, it also has tips for making hedges, espaliers, and even for scything. Definitely recommended. It's a useful mix of photos, diagrams and instructions. Not too long, not too scholarly or dry. Just seriously helpful/5. The Complete book of pruning Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! No_Favorite. share Pages: Lee Reich is an author, lecturer, and consultant whose books include "The Pruning Book" and "Weedless Gardening". Reich grows a broad assortment of fruit plants in his own garden, which has been featured in the "New York Times, Organic Gardening", and "Martha Stewart Living".5/5(3).
Pruning Book, The: Completely Revised and Updated, by Lee Reich 2nd edition (published ), pages. This highly informative book has a ton of photos and illustrations. It’s written in a straightforward style that helps take the mystery out of pruning. The lively text, abundant photographs, and clear drawings of this book make pruning any plant easy. This book walks you through the basics of pruning in a clear, step-by-step approach and then details how to prune everything from ornamental bushes to trees, vines, fruits, and houseplants. Buy The Complete Book of Pruning (Complete Books) New Ed by Coombs, Duncan, Blackburne-Maze, Peter, Bentley, Roger, Cracknell, Martin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Best bar none ; reference on pruning and training shrubs and trees. It includes great photos, various types of pruning, eg., Espalier, Coppicing, renovation pruning, fruit trees, roses, etc. I am a professional horticulturist and refer to this book constantly! I use it to double check timing, best way to save a declining or neglected plant/5.
There are a lot of books that try to teach you how to prune - some with more success than others. Here are our top recommendations to help you learn more about pruning. American Horticultural Society Pruning and Training, by Christopher . Pruning is essential for many plants, not just to improve their appearance, but also for their health and vigour. This book is a detailed encyclopedia of the art, and science, of pruning. It describes, with A to Z thoroughness, how to prune the plants of Northern Europe and the United States - hedges, shrubs, trees and fruit/5(6). Reviews of the previous edition: “With its straightforward prose and diagram, "The Pruning Book" is a good antidote to ‘pruning panic’, an affliction known to experienced and novice gardeners alike.” "Country Living Gardener" “Reich does a super job of simplifying what can be a confusing topic/5(80). I have a large library on Gardening and design and this is the book I turn to with all my pruning questions. I cant say I agree with the previous reviewer. Whether novice or experienced I think there is a wealth of information in this text for anyone interested in expanding your knowledge on pruning/5(4).