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Pruning for Flowers and Fruit

Jane Varkulevicius



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CSIRO Publishing
01 May 2010
Pruning for Flowers and Fruit shows you techniques from the most basic to the most advanced of espaliers and topiary. The book covers a wide range of ornamental plants, vegetables, fruit trees and bushes with special emphasis on popular plants such as roses, hydrangeas, citrus, nuts and berries. It will show you how to choose the best plants at the nursery, maintain your secateurs like a professional, prune weather-damaged plants and renovate your ornamental or fruiting trees and shrubs. Whether you live in a cool temperate zone or the tropics this book shows you how to bring out the best in your garden.
By:   Jane Varkulevicius
Imprint:   CSIRO Publishing
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 190mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   608g
ISBN:   9780643095762
ISBN 10:   0643095764
Series:   CSIRO Publishing Gardening Guides
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 May 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  General/trade ,  ELT Advanced ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Pruning for Flowers and Fruit

Varkulevicius, an experienced horticulture professional and longtime home gardener, gives detailed instructions for pruning ornamental plants, both deciduous and evergreen fruit trees, fruiting shrubs, and bush fruits... many photos and diagrams provide guidance for taining and pruining. In addition to advice on pruning, the author gives instructions for selecting appropriate speices and rootsocks, and for trellising, staking, hedging, pollarding, coppicing, and topiary. Summing Up: Recommended. --Choice

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