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A beginners guide to pruning and training plants

The principles and practices of pruning & training common ornamental & fruiting plants
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 0m
Language: English
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This course is ideal if you want to learn how to prune and train common ornamental and fruiting plants in your own garden or do the work in client’s gardens. 
Learn how to prune and train common plants

DIscuss why we prune, how, when & where we prune and train your garden plants so you can enjoy them. 
Show how you can prune and train plants correctly for a range of common types of ornamental & fruiting plants, such as roses, hedges, and fruiting plants 
Demonstrate how you use pruning tools correctly. 
Show how you can care for your plants such as using fertilisers or pest & disease control. 
This course can be used by beginners and can lead to work pruning and training garden plants. It is unique as it easily and quickly shows you how to prune and care for your plants. 


This course offers you a simple, easy way to understand why we prune and how, when and where we prune.
Once you have obtained this information you can apply it to common ornamental and fruiting plants so they can be pruned and cared for to obtain the best results. 

You will learn

✓ Prune & train common fruiting and ornamental plants


• No, but ideally have a garden or want to work with plants

This course is for

• Anyone who wants to learn about pruning and training plants
Landscape designer
I have worked in the horticulture/landscape industry for 40 years. I have also taught at polytechnics and universities. I have been on radio and TV on gardening shows plus have written 6 books on gardening. At present I have my own landscape design & consultancy business here in Wellington New Zealand, plus I give lectures on pruning and plant care to garden groups. 
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 0m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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