Fine Gardening How-To Series: Pruning DVD-ROM

Fine Gardening How-To Series: Pruning DVD-ROM

SKU# 041033

Quick computer access to over 35 articles and 14 video clips on every facet of pruning

Editors of Fine Gardening

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  • Product # 041033
  • ISBN 978-1-60085-040-0
  • Published Date 2007
Here's a product that contains a virtual library of expert advice on the art and craft of pruning, gleaned from the pages of Fine Gardening magazine. All captured in a convenient, compact format that makes it easy to collect, preserve, and store this large volume of reference material.

From how to prune roses and hydrangeas to shrubs and conifers, it's all here in over 35 articles reproduced in their entirety. You'll find inside tips on how to choose pruning shears, saws, and other important tools. And you'll enjoy several articles that focus on the aesthetics of pruning - with great ways to add the finishing touches to every job.

Each article is full of proven tips, step-by-step techniques, and vivid photographs revealing practical ways to enhance the health and beauty of your plants. And all the video clips demonstrate special procedures in a way that only live action can. So you'll have everything you need to make sure your garden and the surrounding landscape is always thriving with life - and a pleasure for all to see.

One of the most valuable features of this comprehensive collection is its search capability. In seconds, you can answer any pruning question. Or find an article on virtually any aspect of pruning. And you can print out whatever pages you like.

When you're out in the garden - and not exactly sure how to handle a pruning challenge - just pop the disc into your computer, perform a search and you'll have an answer in minutes. Not only will you save time, but you can always be confident you're giving your plants the care they deserve.

Here are just a few examples of the great information you'll find.
  • How to prune climbing roses, lilacs, rhododendrons, and wisteria
  • How to shape a pine tree, trim a hedge, and prune a Japanese maple
  • Ideas for artful pruning, pruning for a view, and winter pruning
If you want to learn more about the finer points of pruning - and enjoy the beautiful rewards it brings - this DVD-ROM will be a welcome addition to your gardening tools.

System Requirements


  • Microsoftᆴ Windows 2000, XP or Vista
  • Pentiumᆴ 3 (Pentium 4 recommended)
  • 512MB RAM
  • DVD-ROM drive (8X or faster recommended)
  • 800x600 minimum screen resolution (1024x768 recommended)
  • 4.3GB of available hard drive space (if installed)


  • Mac OSXᆴ 10.3.8 to 10.6.8*
  • PowerPC G3 (PowerPC G4 recommended)
  • 256MB RAM (512MB or greater recommended)
  • DVD-ROM drive (8X or faster recommended)
  • 800x600 minimum screen resolution (1024x768 recommended)
  • 4.3GB of available hard drive space (if installed)

    Download of Adobe Shockwaveᆴ Player might be required on some systems
    This DVD-ROM disk will not play on stand-alone DVD players.

    *Requires Rosetta

  • Table of Contents

    Deadheading and Cutting Back
    Pruning Perennials in Midseason
    Off with Their Heads!
    Pruning Tomatoes
    Pruning Subshrubs
    Snip, Shape and Shear
    Pruning Wisteria
    Pruning Clematis

    Pruning Hydrangeas
    Pruning Shrubs
    Prune Roses to Stimulate Growth
    How to Prune Cane-Growing Shrubs
    Renovating Overgrown Shrubs
    Pruning Modern Shrub Roses
    Pruning Climbing Roses
    Three Ways to Prune Rhododendrons
    Trimming a Hedge
    Thinning a Large Shrub

    Test Your Pruning IQ
    Drastic Pruning
    Rewards of Radical Pruning
    Artful Pruning
    Pruning Containers
    Maintenance Pruning
    Pruning for a View

    Pruning Shears
    Pruning Saws
    Sharpening Pruners
    Prune with the Right Tool
    Types of Loppers

    Pruning Crape Myrtles
    Pruning Lilacs
    How to Prune Conifers
    The 118-Minute Bonsai
    Pruning Trees to Size
    Pruning Trees
    Shaping a Pine Tree
    Pruning Japanese Maples
    Sculpting Trees and Shrubs


    Deadheading Perennials and Annuals
    Deadheading Flower Shrubs
    Fruit Thinning
    Sharpening Pruning Tools
    Removing Dead and Deceased Wood
    Root Pruning for Container Plants
    A Survey of Pruning Tools
    Pinching Stem Tips
    Pruning Tomatoes
    Pruning Hedges
    Removing a Large Limb
    Removing Root Suckers
    Removing Stem Suckers
    Where to Cut

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