Pruning Simplified: A Step-By-Step Guide to 50 Popular Trees and Shrubs

Steven Bradley (Author)

Product Details

$19.95  $18.35
Timber Press (OR)
Publish Date
February 05, 2019
8.0 X 0.6 X 9.9 inches | 1.55 pounds
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About the Author

Steven Bradley spent over 20 years teaching horticulture at colleges around England and is now a freelance garden writer and broadcaster. He studied horticulture at Writtle, Cannington, and Pershore Colleges, achieving the RHS Master of Horticulture diploma. For more information, visit him at


"When it comes time to prune your trees and shrubs, don't make a cut without consulting Pruning Simplified by Steven Bradley, who offers instructions for formative, routine and, most useful in old gardens, remedial cutting for plants that have become leggy and unproductive." --The New York Times Book Review

"This comprehensive guide on a topic of interest to virtually all gardeners is highly recommended for public library collections." --Booklist, starred review

"Bradley's guide is one of the most practical and helpful how-to gardening books I have ever read." --The Oregonian

"Steven Bradley makes pruning simple by showing you exactly how to prune 50 different popular garden shrubs and trees." --Garden Gate

"This comprehensive guide on a topic of interest to virtually all gardeners covers both general guidelines for pruning and individualized, plant-specific tips." --Booklist

"There is nothing better for learning how to prune than a good line drawing with hash marks where you're supposed to make the cuts. That's why we like Pruning Simplified by Steven Bradley/Timber Press." --South Sound Magazine

"Step-by-step advice that will help your plants thrive." --Green Profit