Cass Turnbull's Guide to Pruning, 2nd Edition by Cass Turnbull

By Cass Turnbull

not anything approximately pruning is clear; actually, such a lot of it truly is downright counterintuitive, says specialist Cass Turnbull. This moment version of her definitive illustrated advisor provides forty percentage new fabric, with extra assurance of alternative types of bushes, shrubs, and floor covers and the way to prune them for well-being and aesthetics. The booklet is geared up round the most typical kinds of vegetation present in Northwest gardens: evergreen and deciduous shrubs; bamboos and tea roses; rhododendrons, camellia and different tree-like shrubs; hedge vegetation like boxwood and heather; clematis, wisteria and all these vines; and special info on timber by way of species from dogwoods to weeping cherries. In her trademark witty type, Turnbull additionally addresses instruments, panorama upkeep, and layout error. incorporated too are her a laugh Ten Commandments for gardeners, which characteristic such treasures as "Thou shalt now not weed-whip the trunk of thy tree, nor bash it with thine mower, nor go away whatever tied on thy tree or the branches of thy tree, as is completed within the land of the philistines."

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