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Guide to Pruning Roses

Probably no aspect of gardening causes as much needless anxiety as pruning – particularly the annual cutting back of roses. The method of pruning differs slightly for each of the main categories of roses — hybrid teas, floribundas, polyanthas, miniatures, … Continue reading

09. June 2013 by admin
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Training and Pruning Cordons, Espaliers, Dwarf and Bush Apple Trees

Training a cordon After planting a cordon apple tree no pruning is necessary except for tip-bearing varieties. Shorten the leader of these by a quarter. Thereafter, all pruning is done in summer by what is known as the modified Lorette … Continue reading

07. June 2011 by admin
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Pruning Fruit Trees and Bushes

Pruning is something that frightens many beginners, however it helps to understand a few simple principles. In the first few years of the life of a tree or bush, the aim is to create the desired shape: to encourage the … Continue reading

05. June 2011 by admin
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