Well written and easy to understand, An ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PRUNING, Third Edition is filled with updated illustrations, photographs, and examples designed to help readers understand and implement the appropriate pruning practices that are vital to developing sustainable structure in the first 25 years of a treeas life. With coverage of numerous different tree species as well as information about the challenges associated with pruning such as disease prevention, root pruning, mature tree pruning, and restoration following storms, students will be prepared to identify and understand good tree structure and pruning practices. Filled with simple tables, lists, and strategies, this completely updated guide to pruning makes it easy to teach the presented pruning techniques in accordance with nationally recognized ANSI A-300 standards. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Most shrubs can be cut nearly to the ground in spring to rejuvenate or renovate them (Figure 18-7, bottom left). This is done on old plants that have become top- heavy, lack vigor, or those that have become way too big for their location. New growth is often ... azalea and rhododendron (Rhododendron spp.), and Weigelaanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Illustrated Guide to Pruning|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-08-08|