An Illustrated Guide to Pruning

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Author : Dr. Edward F. Gilman


352 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2002, 1997

©2012 , Published


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Well written and easy to understand, An ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO PRUNING, Third Edition is filled with updated illustrations, photographs, and examples designed to help readers understand and implement the appropriate pruning practices that are vital to developing sustainable structure in the first 25 y... more


Detailed protocol for pruning different aged trees provides the specifics needed for instructors to teach the emerging practice of preventive tree care.

Coverage of pruning specifications and why they are crucial to good tree care is included in order to provide readers with precise and easy-to-und... more

New to this Edition

Coverage has been updated to include numerous species examples of all pruning methods, expanded sections on palm and veteran tree care, and two new chapters that detail root pruning and mature tree pruning, including restoration following storms.

More than 200 new color photographs have been added ... more