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Pruning Techniques for Healthy Plants

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Start Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Richland Library Wheatley

Join us as we learn correct pruning techniques for roses and other plants. The Richland County Master Gardeners Association will show us correct techniques of pruning shrubs, roses and other woody plants as well as the correct time to do so. They'll discuss reasons for pruning such as enhancing the appearance of your plant or of your landscape. The master gardeners will also show various pruning tools and their uses.


Amazon Says: What sets Bob Flowerdew’s Pruning, Training, and Tidying apart from other books on the subject is that it does not advise pruning every single plant in your garden. Rather, more...
Amazon Says: What sets Bob Flowerdew’s Pruning, Training, and Tidying apart from other books on the subject is that it does not advise pruning every single plant in your garden. Rather, as Flowerdew puts it, this guide explains the simplest basics of pruning, and how to get admirable results without obsessing over the growing pattern of every plant. Whatever you are growing, and whatever your garden looks like, Pruning, Training, and Tidying will help you to keep your garden beautiful and functional. less...
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Pruning Plant by Plant by DK Publishing
Amazon Says: With clear text and illustrations that explain the reasons for pruning and exactly where and how to cut, Pruning Plant by Plant is a handy visual guide that covers all the mos more...
Amazon Says: With clear text and illustrations that explain the reasons for pruning and exactly where and how to cut, Pruning Plant by Plant is a handy visual guide that covers all the most popular plants. Whether its fruit trees, soft fruits, or vines, Pruning Plant by Plant includes advice on pruning 170 of the most widely-grown shrubs and climbers, with easy-to-follow instructions for gardeners of all levels. Pruning Plant by Plant's small, fits-in-the-pocket format is perfect for carrying around while gardening. less...
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Amazon Says: According to the Virginia Cooperative Extension, operated by Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, there are more than 60 different kinds of shrubs in North America wit more...
Amazon Says: According to the Virginia Cooperative Extension, operated by Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, there are more than 60 different kinds of shrubs in North America with varying pruning requirements, timelines, and necessities. This massive variety makes it so that anyone interested in pruning needs to be very well educated in how the process is completed, what it needed, what should be avoided, and most of all, when to plant, prune, and provide maintenance to your shrubs. This book walks every shrub enthusiast through the surprisingly complex process of pruning from the first seed in the ground to the annual progression of pruning steps that must be done in the right order to maximize the health of your shrubs. You will learn what the top reasons for taking up pruning are followed by what equipment is needed for pruning from start to finish. You will learn everything you need to know about the 10 most common pruning methods and a number of more methods that are nearly as common but equally as useful. You will learn how to apply these techniques to ornamental trees and shrubs, shade trees, pruning evergreens, pruning hedges, artistic pruning, pruning fruit trees, pruning small trees, pruning nut trees, pruning vines and ground covers, and finally pruning houseplants and bonsai plants. You will benefit from the advice gathered from interviews with top experts in the field of pruning and gardening and their insights on how pruning should be completed for reach type of plant. For anyone who interested in pruning of their plants either inside or outside, this guide will provide everything you need. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed. This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. The print version of this book is 290 pages and you receive exactly the same content. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version. less...
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