He calls to Dering, the gardener, who is on a ladder, pruning.
The first, in common parlance, is pruning for wood; the second, pruning for fruit.
For an example, a problem in pruning is here stated and solved.
Pruning, the second winter the vine is out, depends on the vigor of the plant.
There is much less perplexity in pruning the grape than in pruning tree-fruits.