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RHS Pruning and Training By Christopher Brickell

RHS Pruning and Training by Christopher Brickell

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A practical handbook giving step-by-step explanations to the correct pruning and training of ornamental trees, climbing plants, tree fruits, shrubs and roses. Coppicing, topiary, pleaching and pinch pruning are just some of the more unusual pruning and training techniques explained.

RHS Pruning and Training Summary

RHS Pruning and Training by Christopher Brickell

Detailed illustrations The correct techniques for all relevant garden plants are demonstrated with photographs illustrations and step-by-step sequences. Creative ideas for topiary forms wall-trained shrubs espaliered fruit trees and pollarding are also featured. Practical advice Providing all the essential know-how - when and how to prune caring for established plants and rescuing neglected specimens the best training methods for different plant types and choosing the ideal tools for the job - Essential Pruning & Training is a comprehensive yet highly portable gardening companion.

About Christopher Brickell

Formerly Director General of the Royal Horticultural Society, Christopher Brickell is an eminent plantsman. In 1976 he was awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour for his services to horticulture, followed by the CBE in 1991. A former editor of The Plantsman, he has published many botanical and horticultural papers and articles and chaired the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. In 1990 he was editor-in-chief for the first edition of Dorling Kindersley's bestselling RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (now in its 6th edition and with sales of over three million copies). This was followed by RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening, RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants and RHS Pruning & Training. He has recently completed full updates of the RHS A-Z of Garden Plants, RHS Pruning & Training, as well as RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers. .

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RHS Pruning and Training by Christopher Brickell
Used - Like New
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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