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Advice for Healthy, Beautiful Plants John Malins Give your lawn and garden a professional touch with perfect pruning. Pruning encourages plants to develop their natural shapes, and promotes good health, making them more resistant to pests and diseases. Delve into these basic principles and learn which shapes to strive for, how to remove dead and diseased wood, and how to introduce light and air into the center of a plant. Tailor-made steps are given for each individual plant listed in the alphabetical directory. Advice on making a good, clean cut and recognizing the different stages of branch growth are valuable to all gardeners.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189) and index.