Whether you have a backyard orchard, a newly planted tree or an old neglected, out of control monster, you will get good results with the help of the tried-and-true pruning methods presented in this DVD.
Demonstrations in the video include:
Tools you need and how to use them
Training Systems – first planting to mature trees for Open Center, Central Leader and Espalier
How to handle old neglected trees
How trees grow
We use “Easy Steps to Fruit Tree Pruning” as a training tool here at Royal Oak Farm with all of our new employees. It is one of the better, if not the best video available today on the proper pruning methods. I highly recommend it for anyone who would like to learn how to properly prune fruit trees.
Gary A. Moulton is a horticulturist and fruit tree grower with both practical and theoretical experience. He is a graduate of Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo (B. Science), with a Master's Degree in Plant Pathology- Fruit, from Washington State University. Involved in continuing tree fruit research since 1980 at WSU, and as a partner in a commercial orchard since 1984, he works with the latest and most efficient pruning methods. He has taught these skills in hands-on classes for the public, given at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture and at community colleges. As guest expert on the weekly television program "Gardening with Ed Hume, he has demonstrated the techniques for simple and effective pruning presented in this tape.