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xx   TREE

Please don't butcher the trees. Proper pruning only requires a little more work and knowledge. Looks at drop-crotching, under pruning, side pruning, reducing the height of a large tree, etc.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.74#1) pg. 17

How to revive neglected fruit trees through pruning.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.81#4) pg. 37

Difference between topping and pruning a mature tree is illustrated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #309 Jun 1990 (v.40#6) pg. 8

Tip on supporting a long-handled heavy lopper when cutting high branches.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 45

The basics of pruning trees and corrective tree surgery.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 50

Proper pruning for deciduous trees and shrubs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #350 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 36

Tip on trimming tall tree branches by taping your bow saw to a long pole.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 41

How to correctly remove a broken or low hanaging tree limb.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #382 Oct 1997 (v.47#9) pg. 20

Pruning for a view. Learning to prune up to one-third of a shrub or tree each year in order to maintain its size and shape.
FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 30

Advice on winter pruning of trees, shrubs and woody vines.
FINE GARDENING #53 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 20

Sculpting trees and shrubs. The basics of pruning to create artful shapes.
FINE GARDENING #65 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 52

A technique for easy cleanup of trimmings when pruning trees or shrubs.
FINE GARDENING #68 Jul-Aug 1999 pg. 10

Pruning young trees.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1993 (v.37#1) pg. 14

A fruit tree hedge. English gardening techniques of careful pruning (not espaliering) used to maintain a hedge with plum, apple and pear trees.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1993 (v.37#1) pg. 66

A guide to tree pruning tools and techniques.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.41#1) pg. 38

Reshaping damaged trees using electrical tape (to support weak branches) and judicious pruning (to remove damaged branches).
GARDEN GATE #4 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 5

How and when to prune trees and shrubs.
GARDEN GATE #13 Feb 1997 pg. 14

An explanation of why not to paint tree-pruning cuts.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 39

Tips on pruning fruit trees.
HARROWSMITH #90 Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 28

The cutting edge. A guide to choosing tree pruning saws.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #119 Dec 1994 (v.19) pg. 36

Tips on salvaging a tree damaged by an ice storm.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #140 May-Jun 1998 (v.22) pg. 16

The kindest cuts. Basic tools and techniques for pruning shade trees, fruit trees, and evergreen trees.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1990 (v.15#2) pg. 26

Pruning tips from PlantAmnesty, an organization designed to teach people how to properly prune their trees and shrubs.
HORTICULTURE Aug 1990 (v.68#8) pg. 13

Step-by-step guide to pruning a fruit tree.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1993 (v.71#3) pg. 48

Pleaching, the ancient craft of bending the trunks and branches of young trees and weaving them together to form architectural shapes. Tips on producing one by pruning.
HORTICULTURE May 1993 (v.71#5) pg. 50

Advice on how to select a professional arborist to tend a damaged tree.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1994 (v.72#2) pg. 11
Added Info HORTICULTURE May 1994 (v.72#5) pg. 6

From the ground up. Hard pruning transforms familiar trees and shrubs. Shrubs can be manipulated so that they have most of the characteristics of herbaceous perennials, while still retaining some of the style of a shrub.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1995 (v.73#3) pg. 54

Removing a good-sized limb from a tall tree using an extension ladder and a handsaw. Step-by-step instructions.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1995 (v.73#4) pg. 66

A description of tree diseases that can be controlled by removing and disposing of infected branches.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1996 (v.74#4) pg. 29

Summer pruning of dwarf fruit trees.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 30

Trees in top form. How to select trees with trunks and branches that can lend character to a landscape. Includes advice on how to thin a tree to improve its shape.
HORTICULTURE Jun 1999 (v.96#5) pg. 58

Tip on sealing tree cuts using latex caulking.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #125 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 12

Triming or torture. A look at good and bad tree pruning practices. How to save a tree after bad pruning takes its toll. Advice on how to find a good arborist.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1991 (v.38#2) pg. 62
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 9

The easy path to perfect fall pruning of trees and shrubs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1992 (v.39#8) pg. 36

A guide to perfect pruning of shade trees, fruit trees, small fruits, ornamental shrubs and roses.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1993 (v.40#2) pg. 34

Lorette system of summer pruning to keep fruit trees small but productive is described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1996 (v.43#6) pg. 21

Tree and shrub pruning techniques.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1992 (v.169#4) pg. 91
Added Info POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1992 (v.169#8) pg. 6

Clean cut. A guide to pruning trees and shrubs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1997 (v.174#7) pg. 90

Proper tree pruning. When to do it yourself and when to seek professional help.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.5#3) pg. 12

Prunning your fruit trees. The essential basics for winter pruning.
SUNSET Jan 1992 (v.188#1) pg. 48

How to prune a tree properly. Three steps to a better-looking and healthier tree (make big cuts, make small cuts, then thin.
SUNSET Jan 1997 (v.198#1) pg. 54

Cutting back. Techniques for pruning a tree in the winter.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #812 Feb 1997 (v.93) pg. 62