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How to correctly remove damaged or dead limbs and dress the stub.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1973 (v.63#2) pg. 69

Tips on how to prune a damaged tree.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1978 (v.68#4) pg. 48

Tips on pruning shrubs and hedges.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 55

Pruning guide for trees and shrubs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1986 (v.9#7) pg. 60

A checklist for pruning fruit trees.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1984 (v.68#2) pg. 32

Tips on pruning apple trees.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1984 (v.68#3) pg. 42

The basics of pruning. Knowing when and how to prune different trees and shrubs will give favorable results. Peach trees, maple trees, evergreens, small trees and shrubs, forsythias, lilac, dogwood, flowering quince, flowering almond, roses, yews, junipers, and hemlock are mentioned.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1988 (v.72#4) pg. 18

All-year pruning chart.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #87 Aug 1965 (v.15#4) pg. 48

How to remove a cracked or broken tree limb.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #160 Jan 1975 (v.25#1) pg. 51

The basics of how to prune trees.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #266 Feb 1986 (v.36#2) pg. 51
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #269 May-Jun 1986 (v.36#5) pg. 10
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #270 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.36#6) pg. 19

Guide to shade tree pruning. The whys, whens and hows of tree pruning for strong, healthy and attractive trees.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #301 Sep 1989 (v.39#8) pg. 54

Standardizing. Training plants to a formal shape. Describes how to train small-leaved myrtle into a single-stemmed standard.
FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 56

Tips on disinfecting pruning shears between cuts to prevent spreading disease.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 10

Pruning trees properly. Drawings detail how to prune so the branch collar is left intact. Also discusses reasons to prune.
FINE GARDENING #10 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 44

The rewards of radical pruning (stooling) which involves cutting plants back nearly to the ground every year.
FINE GARDENING #41 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 60
Added Info FINE GARDENING #47 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 6

Tip recommends glue to seal pruning cuts.
FINE GARDENING #58 Nov-Dec 1997 pg. 8

Woodlot management. Thinning and pruning for more valuable trees.
FINE WOODWORKING #33 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 82

A guide to angles and areas of pruning for trees and shrubs.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar 1979 (v.23#3) pg. 54

Pruning pointers for conifers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1983 (v.27#2) pg. 68

How to prune. Why, when and where.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1983 (v.27#3) pg. 8

A proper way to prune your trees to good health.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1985 (v.29#2) pg. 34

Guidelines on pruning flowering shrubs: what, when, where and how.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1987 (v.31#2) pg. 44

How to avoid being "clipped" by a tree trimmer. How to select a professional tree service. Includes suggestions on insurance considerations and ways to economize on tree work.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1988 (v.32#3) pg. 19
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Dec 1988 (v.32#6) pg. 10

Tips on inspecting trees for dead branches and on cutting away dead wood.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1989 (v.33#1) pg. 6

Tips on removing water sprouts from tree roots.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.33#2) pg. 80

How to care for pruning shears. Information on cleaning, oiling, sharpening and adjusting them.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 84

Productive pruning. The art of plant propagation without seed.
HARROWSMITH #50 Aug-Sep 1983 (v.8#2) pg. 40

Pruning. Know-how on tools, basic pruning cuts, and a chart of pruning times for trees, shrubs and evergreens.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1983 (v.8#4) pg. 51

Winter pruning know-how.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1987 (v.12#9) pg. 10

The right pruning tools make trimming an easy job. Selection of tools and tips on how, when and where to prune.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #1 Spring 1976 (v.1#1) pg. 38

How to prune trees and shrubs during the winter.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 10

Proper pruning techniques for house plants include pinching, cutting back, air-layering and root-pruning.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 80

How to reclaim a storm-damaged fruit tree the easy way.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #51 May-Jun 1978 pg. 114

How to improve fruit trees' production through pruning.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 51

How to thin overloaded fruit trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1978 (v.25#6) pg. 30

Pruning basics. How to prune evergreen shrubs, fruit trees, and ornamental shrubs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1978 (v.25#8) pg. 101

How to select the right hand pruner for the job.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1978 (v.25#12) pg. 70

Training the new fruit tree. Pruning techniques for best and fastest tree growth.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1980 (v.27#1) pg. 96

A field guide to pruning tools. Here's what to look for when shopping for pruning equipment.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1982 (v.29#3) pg. 114

Revised rules for pruning. A better way to prune emerges from new information on how trees grow.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1983 (v.30#2) pg. 102

How to prune an old apple tree to restore to fruit production in three years.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 50

"M-shape" apple tree pruning lets in more sunlight.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1985 (v.32#6) pg. 5

Pruning shield prevents accidental damage from saw.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1985 (v.32#12) pg. 22

Training new apple trees, a five-year pruning plan.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1987 (v.34#12) pg. 48

The right cut. A guide to pruning tools and when to use each type.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1988 (v.35#5) pg. 63

Bonsai landscape pruning. Drawings illustrate how to train an upright star magnolia (Magnolia stellata) and a windswept Japanese black pine (Pinus Thunbergiana).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1989 (v.36#6) pg. 27

How to prune hanging basket plants that have grown leggy in midwinter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1991 (v.38#1) pg. 80

How to root prune a potted plant.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1991 (v.38#3) pg. 102

How to clean up a garden and prepare it for the next season. Includes mulching, pruning and plant-protection techniques.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1993 (v.40#8) pg. 31

Homemade pole saw for pruning.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1963 (v.119#6) pg. 168

Make a folding camp saw (bow saw) and folding field pruning saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 111

Pruning tools. Tips on selecting, using and sharpening the five pruning tools you need to do all jobs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1985 (v.162#3) pg. 64

Pruning tools for every job.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1963 (v.182#3) pg. 171

Make a 21" pruning saw from a 28" long piece of aluminum tubing and a saw blade.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1966 (v.188#1) pg. 127

Spring yard tune-up. Includes tips on dormant pruning of fruit trees and late-flowering shrubs.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1987 (v.2#3) pg. 44

Tips on controlling saplings (suckers) that are growing from exposed or shallow roots.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.4#3) pg. 18

Tip on how to prune tree roots that are lifting a sidewalk.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov 1989 (v.4#8) pg. 7

Photos show how to bare-prune one side of a hedge.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 282

A look at what's available in garden pruning shears.
SUNSET Jan 1979 (v.162#1) pg. 132

The art and angles of dormant season pruning.
SUNSET Feb 1980 (v.164#2) pg. 170

How to correctly prune an overgrown olive tree.
SUNSET Apr 1980 (v.164#4) pg. 248B

Tips on pruning in high places.
SUNSET Jan 1983 (v.170#1) pg. 56

Judicious pruning can turn a shaggy plant into a graceful decoration.
SUNSET Jan 1983 (v.170#1) pg. 108

Tips on choosing pruners.
SUNSET Dec 1984 (v.173#6) pg. 218

Tip: How to prune trees to reduce wind resistance.
SUNSET Nov 1987 (v.179#5) pg. 228

How to rejuvenate deciduous shrubs with aggressive pruning over a three year period.
SUNSET Feb 1988 (v.180#2) pg. 178

Pruning tool maintenance, disassembly and sharpening.
SUNSET Jan 1989 (v.182#1) pg. 134

When and how to pinch new growth to eliminate young suckers and make plants denser and more compact.
SUNSET May 1989 (v.182#5) pg. 238

Tips on how to prune a hedge.
SUNSET Jun 1989 (v.182#6) pg. 214

How to prune shrubs and trees.
WORKBASKET Feb 1980 (v.45#4) pg. 43