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How to Prune A Fig Tree
Julian Bosdari 15 Sep 2017

Pruning a Brown Turkey Fig This pruning guide was written specifically for Brown Turkey fig trees, but it applies to most of the other varieties of Ficus carica grown in the UK. To maximise crop size, freestanding and pot grown figs are best grown as bushes and their early pruning is there...

Pruning Pear & Apple Trees (Video)
Julian Bosdari 9 Feb 2021

How to Prune Apple & Pear Trees Pruning your apple & pear trees is very simple and doesn't take that long. Watch the video below to see how easy it is. You will need some sharp secateurs. TRANSCRIPT Hi, I'm Andi from Ashridge Nurseries. We’re looking at this lovely old pear es...

How to Prune Wisteria Climbing Plants (Video)
Julian Bosdari 26 Feb 2021

How and When to Prune Wisteria Wisteria should be pruned in early spring when there are no frosts. The reason for pruning your climbers is to encourage flowering. You will need some garden snips or secateurs. TRANSCRIPTHi, I’m Andi from Ashridge Nurseries. It's early spring and we&rsqu...

How to Prune a Fig Tree (Video)
Julian Bosdari 1 Mar 2021

How and When to Prune Your Fig Trees It's best to prune your fig trees in the spring. In the video below, you'll be shown how to reduce the height, take out unwanted crossing branches and generally tidy up the look of your fig tree. You will need some secateurs, a pruning saw and some loppers. ...

Pruning a Crabapple Tree (Video)
Julian Bosdari 3 Mar 2021

How and When to Prune Crabapple Trees You want to prune your Crabapple Trees in the Springtime when there are no frosts. Removing damaged and congested branches will encourage flowering and new growth. You will need a ladder, pruning saw, loppers and secateurs. TRANSCRIPT Hi, I’m Andi...

Pruning a Clematis (Video)
Julian Bosdari 11 Mar 2021

How and When to Prune Your Clematis Climbing Plants It's best to prune your Clematis in springtime when you can see new growth. You will need some nice sharp gardening snips or secateurs. TRANSCRIPTHi, I’m Andi from Ashridge Nurseries. It's a lovely spring day and I've got this Clemati...

Fruit Tree Sizes & Shapes: Different ways of Growing
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

Fruit tree shapes  Fruit trees (Apples, Cherries, Damsons, Pears, Plums, Quince etc) are grown in a variety of shapes. Ashridge Trees supplies a number of these ready formed and the raw material to allow you to produce your own fruit tree shapes. If you want to produce your own, we sell ap...

How to prune Clematis
Julian Bosdari 18 Jul 2016

How to Prune Clematis  Pruning clematis is easy when you know how. All the clematis we sell will need pruning to some extent. Excluding herbaceous clematis, there are three pruning groups. To keep this as uncomplicated as possible, we have written a separate page for each group: Prunin...

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