pruning

Cloud pruning for trees and shrubs

Niwaki – this is the Japanese word for cloud pruning. It’s the act of trimming trees into cloud shapes. An ancestral, elaborate art, this cloud pruning technique was developed to create symbolic spaces,
Magnificent example of a cloud-pruned shrub with 8 to 10 clouds and a silver gray trunk.

Fruit-inducing pruning

Fruit inducing pruning is an important step in the growth of your fruit tree and gives you control over its productivity.
A young lady prunes an apple tree to spur fruit-bearing.

Pruning apple and pear trees

Winter and the very beginning of spring are the most auspicious season for pruning a pear tree and an apple tree.
Apple and pear trees have damaged branches that must be removed.

Pruning trees and shrubs

Better not to prune than to prune wrong. Before going crazy with your hand pruner in the garden read these lines.
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Pruning English rose trees

Pruning English roses is an essential step in order to expect beautiful blooming and nice roses in summer.
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Winter pruning of seed fruit trees

Although pruning is definitely a human invention, and trees can go without it to develop naturally, it presents the advantage of renewing the plant’s vigor and increasing its fruit productivity.
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Espalier and palmette pruning for apple and pear trees (+video)

Apple and pear trees are regularly pruned to promote fruit-bearing, but did you know that shapes like palmette or espalier are more adapted to trees planted along a line or set against a wall? Here is a video on how to easily prune your fruit trees into palmette or espalier. Read more â–ș

Best practices while pruning

Pruning is tantamount to surgery for trees and shrubs. You’ll want to protect them from diseases by ensuring it’s performed perfectly. This video will share how to prepare your tools in just a few minutes. Read more â–ș

Pruning boxwood, know it all

Running contrary to popular belief, the pruning of boxwood is actually very easy, and doesn’t endanger your shrub in the least. Pruning boxwood is a practice that
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