Author(s): Bob Flowerdew
Correct pruning is essential to keep plants healthy and free of pests, but for many gardeners, it can seem confusing and even daunting. In "Pruning and Tidying", Bob Flowerdew draws on his long experience as an organic gardener to guide you through the process in his customary clear and straightforward manner. He explains when is the best time of year to prune each plant, tree or shrub, and gives clear instructions about where and how to cut. He provides advice on selecting and using the best tools and equipment, and tips on how to increase cropping and flowering. Bob also gives handy and imaginative suggestions to guide you through the seemingly never-ending task of keeping your garden trim and tidy. One in an indispensable series of books, "Pruning and Tidying" will answer all your queries and help you achieve a well-maintained and prosperous garden.
Bob Flowerdew has gardened organically for over 20 years and is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time. His previous books include Bob Flowerdew's Complete Fruit Book, Bob Flowerdew's Organic Bible, The No-Work Garden, The Gourmet Gardener, Going Organic and Grow Your Own, Eat Your Own.