Pruning and Shaping

Make every cut count - the why, when and how of pruning.

Pruning and Shaping

Let's start by saying pruning is completely unnecessary.

When we say a plant needs a good prune we are not speaking for the plant. Indeed the visionary poet gardener Masanobu Fukuoka shunned pruning altogether in favour of “do nothing” farming.

Those who have seen the truck loads of green waste generated by my gardening will find this an odd way for me to beg...

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