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Pruning Ornamental Plants
Principles of Pruning Shrubs that produce flowers on wood grown the previous season should be pruned immediately after flowers fall off. Examples include early spring flowers like…. Forsythia Azaleas Spirea
Early Spring Flowers FORSYTHIA SPIREA AZALEAS
Principles of Pruning Shrubs that bloom on current year’s growth should be pruned in the fall or early spring. Example: Roses ROSES
Principles of Pruning Some shrubs require annual pruning to thin out old, dead wood like…. Hydrangea Spirea HYDRANGEA SPIREA
Principles of Pruning Some suckers or shoots from plant roots should be removed to keep plant from becoming too thick.
Methods of Pruning ThinningRemoval of certain branches to open up the plant and keep the natural shape.
Methods of Pruning Heading BackRemoves the end section of branches at the same height so that new shoots make the plant thicker.
Methods of Pruning Renewal PruningRemoves old branches that are large and unproductive by cutting them back to ground level. Usually effective on flowering shrubs.
Methods of Pruning Root PruningUsually done one growing season prior to transplanting. General Rule is…. One inch of stem diameter equals 10” of circle diameter for pruning roots around plant.
Pruning Tools & Supplies
Tool Care Keep sharp & clean.Keep handles and bolt nuts secure & tight. These practices will increase safety.
Pruning Saw Has a blade with coarse teeth.Blade may or may not fold into the handle for safety & storage. Cuts live & dead limbs.
Pole Pruner Has a saw & pruning tool on a pole to remove branches that are up to 12 feet overhead.
Grass Shears Have two blades designed to cut grass around edges of walks or flower beds.
Lopping Shears Have long handles and will cut limbs from 1 to 1½” in diameter.
Hand or Pruning Shears Have a single blade that cuts against another piece of metal or two blades that work like scissor to cut limbs up to ½” in diameter.
Hedge Shears Have longer blades that cut young tender growth.
Chain Saw Has a gasoline, battery, or electrical powered chain that cuts large limbs from 3” up to the blade length.
Power Pole Pruner Has a power saw on the end of an extended handle.
“If they will cut plants, they can cut you”Safety Tip Use caution with cutting tools. “If they will cut plants, they can cut you”
Designed By: Johnny M. Jessup; FFA Advisor Hobbton High School
Maintenance of Landscape Maintain newly planted plants in a given environment Prune ornamental plants to maintain an attractive landscape.
Techniques of Pruning. 1. To remove dead, diseased, insect-infested, or broken branches. 2. To change the size or proportion of the plant. 3. To develop.
Techniques of Pruning Unit 33 Introduction Horticulture.
The appearance of a properly pruned plant is like a good hair cut: hardly noticeable at first glance. Presented by Dr. Teri Hamlin Georgia Department.
Presented by Dr. Teri Hamlin Georgia Department of Education The appearance of a properly pruned plant is like a good hair cut: hardly noticeable at first.
Chapter 33 Techniques of Pruning
Pruning Tools Hand clippers Scissor type Snapcut type Pruning shears Loppers Pruning saw.
The First Cut is the Deepest Presented by Susan Henson Horticulturist and Certified Arborist For the City of Grand Prairie.
Pruning is… The term used for the selective removal or reduction of certain plant parts. Pruning ranges from removing selected parts or removal of huge.
Millen Garden Club Jenkins County Ag Center September 11, 2012 Pruning.
Pruning Trees and Shrubs Jeff Schalau and Ursula Schuch University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.
Horticulture II - Landscape UNIT C LANDSCAPE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE.
Cove Creek Gardens’ Interactive Resource Center Garden Internship Program Welcome To the PowerPoint Training for the.
August 2008 The appearance of a properly pruned tree is like a good hair cut: hardly noticeable at first glance. Original Power Point Created by Dr. Teri.
Planting & Maintenance of Ornamental Plants By: Johnny M. Jessup Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor.
Pruning Trees Why do we prune trees? For the tree’s health
Pruning School Objective: To select proper pruning techniques and demonstrate their use in the landscape.
Horticulture CD Unit C 4-3: Nursery, Landscaping, and Gardening.
Plant Material maintenance
Identifying Specialized Hand Landscape Tools & Their Functions Course – Landscape Design & Management Unit 1: Defining The Landscape Industry Lesson.
Landscape maintenance. Regular maintenance Soil maintenance –pH and nutrient testing & maintenance –Amending –Weed control Plant maintenance –Irrigation.
6.00 Apply procedures to maintain landscapes and landscape equipment Apply procedures to prune, fertilize and mulch landscape plants.
1 Pruning Basics by Sandy Scott. 2 Pruning Equipment Gloves Hand pruners ½” –By pass –Anvil –Ratchet –Strong metal –Safety lock –Spring –Sharp –Clean.
Landscape Design Techniques & Maintenance Obj: Understand principles of landscape design techniques and maintenance.
If you enjoy spending your time working in the backyard garden, then you might have noticed that sometimes, the loppers and hand pruners are not ideal.
CLEMSON E X T E N S I O N putting knowledge to work.
Growing Cycles, Common Sizes, Training and Pruning
Duck Creek HOA Spring Start Up. Things You Can Do Now for the Summer Season Mower Maintenance Tool Maintenance Irrigation Maintenance Color Beds and Shrubs.
Deciduous Shrubs Original PowerPoint Created by Howard Henderson Modified by the Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum Office June, 2002.
There are a few simple principals everybody should understand before they set out to prune a tree: - Each cut has the potential to change the growth.
Nursery Production Competencies
Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs George Driever Area IPM Specialist.
Pruning Why –Remove dead, damaged, diseased branches –Promote strong branch unions –Improve line-of-sight –Control plant size and shape (branch location)
ROP Nursery/Greenhouse & ROP Landscape Maintenance
Planting Soil should be at the top of the pot, tap twice to get soil settled Dudes… you have to plant your plant at the right depth! –The crown of the.
Mrs. Halkiades Fall Lead Branch Is the most important branch Dominant over other branches Scaffold Branches Other branches (besides the lead branch)
Landscape Design Essential Standard 5.00: Understand landscape design.
Pruning Sheila Dunning. What is Pruning? Removal of plant parts –Shoots, branches, fronds, flowers Improve health Control growth Influence flowering &
Module #4 Pruning Pine Silvopasture in the Southeast.
Forestry & Horticulture Tools 14. Bulb Planter 1. Bulb Planter Planting and transplanting bulbs Some have long handles.
Raingarden Maintenance Tips to keep your raingarden looking spectacular!
Pruning Terms wpwpruning - removal of parts of the top or root systems of plants wfwfruit spur - stubby, fruit bearing twig.
And I don’t mean for you big ‘ol babies! Nursery Production
Pruning Trees in Urban Settings. Next Generation Science/Common Core Standards Addressed! WHST.9 ‐ 12.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research.
Planting in Prepared Beds Herbaceous Plants. When to Plant Annuals Plant annuals in the spring after the threat of frost has passed. Around mid-May.
Herbaceous Perennials. What is a perennial? A (herbaceous) Perennial is an herbaceous plant with a life of more than 2 years. A (herbaceous) Perennial.
Section 2 Flowers. Black Eyed Susan Have coarse, hairy leaves with golden yellow heads and brownish black centers. Grow about 2 to 3 feet tall. Bloom.
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