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Pruning info

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cut-rite, Apr 15, 2001.

  1. cut-rite

    cut-rite LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    I am weak in the pruning area, can anyone recommend a source for basic and specific info on pruning.It has never been one of my strong points. Thanks,Brad
  2. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,257

  3. UrbanEarth

    UrbanEarth LawnSite Member
    Messages: 142

    Go to your local bookstore or library. The gardening section will have many books on the subject. All of the ones that I have seen about intro pruning are all about the same. That should get you on the way and then practice! Make sure that you go back and have a look at some of the jobs that you did in the past to see how things worked out.

    I have adapted the carpenters credo of 'Measure twice, cut once' to be 'Look twice, cut once' with pruning. Gluing branches back on really doesn't work too well. . .

  4. crs

    crs LawnSite Member
    Messages: 121

    Check with your local county extention agents office. They are usually a good source of info.

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