Tree Pruning Photo Guide by Dr. Alex Shigo
An informative photo guide discusses pruning for both attractiveness and health. The first and only book that takes you inside to show you how branches come on a tree. Once you know this, proper pruning becomes easy. A conversational style, plus step-by-step illustrations, makes it easy to understand.
186 pages, softbound, color photos.
Dr. Alex Shigo has been called “the Father of Modern Arboriculture” for his ground-breaking research and new ideas he has formed about trees. Shigo graduated with a masters in biology and a Ph.D. in pathology, then went to work for the Forest Service. That was the beginning of a career that has spanned more than 40 years and has vastly enriched our modern knowledge of how trees live and die, and how tree care professionals can improve their efforts in the care of trees. Dr. Alex Shigo's contributions in the world of arboriculture will last for generations.