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RHS Pruning & Training Christopher Brickell

RHS Pruning & Training By Christopher Brickell

RHS Pruning & Training by Christopher Brickell

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A guide to the correct pruning and training of over 800 ornamental plants and fruits. The different plant groups are covered in separate chapters, each beginning with an introduction explaining the general principles. There is also an A-Z of genera and species, covering the needs of each plant.

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RHS Pruning & Training by Christopher Brickell

Guidance from the experts in the correct pruning & training of more than 800 trees shrubs roses fruits & climbing plantsWhether you are planning a new garden wondering how to improve a neglected tree or shrub or want to develop areas of special interest RHS Pruning & Training contains all the techniques you need in easy-to-follow step-by-step explanations.How do you judge whether renovating an overgrown tree is a job for a professional?RHS Pruning & Training tells you when expert help is a safer choice for you and your plants.Is there a correct time to prune evergreen trees and shrubs?RHS Pruning & Training advises you when to prune - and when not to prune - all the plants in your garden.How do you decide whether to prune a shrub or replace it?Every entry in the A-Z plant-by-plant sections tells you whether renovating neglected or overgrown specimens is worthwhile.How do you stop climbing roses from becoming bare at the base?Learn how simple adjustments to training techniques can prevent common problems and enhance flowering performance resulting in superb effects and displays.Destined to become the standard work on the subject RHS Pruning & Training is the practical handbook gardeners have been waiting for.

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 & Training by Christopher Brickell
Used - Very Good
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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