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04/08/2013 at 19:28

Hi, Ive knocked and tried to discourage people from turning to chemicles for every little sign of any insect attack etc,

But natures own chemicle's do need some understanding and when we decide to start to prune i feel we should understand one or two things about how plants/trees grow and live.

Trees & shrubs dont get all their good foods from the roots,

the actual leaf on the wood your going to cut off when you prune plays a very important part in the plant/tree's life,

The sun causes the leaves to have a chemicle reaction that sends a yeast type chemicle from the leaves down to the roots,

this is nature's natural chemicle in the plants build up,

Now if you think about it "when you prune" the tree/plant and you take the wood & leave's attached to this wood away from the tree/plant!!!!!

Your also taking away the natural chemicle also.

To make good this taking away of the plants food in as much as the natural chemicle we have to give something back

So after you've done any prunning give the area around the tree/plant, etc a general feed or a liquid feed .

04/08/2013 at 20:37

Yeast isn't a chemical, its a single celled fungal type organism.

The chemical reaction of photosynthesis produces sugars (carbohydrates) for the plant.

04/08/2013 at 23:29

Sorry smokin I agree with fidget on this one.

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