Pruning

Two Bud Spur Pruning

Time to prune grape vines

July 18, 2014

Sunny winter days are perfect for pruning dormant grape vines to keep them productive, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

 

Making the citrus cut

March 26, 2014

Phil Dudman explains how to prune citrus trees, in his HMAA Award-winning article.

Pruning Fruit Trees

Summer prune fruit trees

January 8, 2014

For a bumper crop of fruit next summer, prune deciduous fruit trees now. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how.

Lime whitewash

Lime-based whitewash

May 27, 2013

In the July/August 2013 issue of Organic Gardener magazine, Phil Dudman explains how to prune citrus trees, including cutting an old tree back severely if needed. He also mentions that painting the trunk for protection is important. Here is Phil’s explanation of how to make a whitewash for this purpose.

Pruning citrus

August 11, 2010

August is an important time for pruning citrus. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips on how to go about it.

Rose pruning

February 17, 2010

Sophie Thomson runs through some basic tips to ensure success with rose pruning.
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