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Author Bird, Richard, 1942- author.

Title Practical guide to pruning, training and topiary : how to prune and train trees, shrubs, hedges, topiary, tree and soft fruit, climbers and roses / Richard Bird.

Publication Info. [Wigston, Leicester, UK] : Lorenz Books an imprint of Anness Publishing Ltd., [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    631.542 BIR 2018    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    631.542 BIR 2018    Available
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Edition [New edition]
Description 256 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Note Published as: The illustrated practical encyclopedia of pruning, training & topiary, 2009.
Summary A clear and expert how-to guide to pruning and training ornamental and fruiting plants, with 970 informative photographs and illustrations, and a directory of plants and how to prune them. A helpful introduction, covering basic principles and techniques, is followed by chapters arranged by plant type. Each one includes practical advice, illustrated with step-by-step photographic sequences and artworks, on the initial training of the plant type in question, how to prune, and how to undertake renovation pruning. An invaluable A-Z directory of ornamental plants looks at the pruning requirements of a wide range of species on a plant-by-plant basis, explaining when and how to prune. All techniques and projects are shown in close-up step-by-step photography and diagrams.
Subject Plants -- Training.
Topiary work.
ISBN 9780754834564 (hbk.)
0754834565 (hbk.)

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