Most woody plants require periodic pruning to keep the plants healthy and vigorous.
There are a number of things to consider before getting the saw and pruner ready. Tree pruning impacts trees in many ways, such as causing a risk of decay through open wounds, loss of food-producing leaves for growth, and redirection of growth by reducing competing branches.
Remember oak and elm trees should not be pruned after April 1st due to risk of disease and infection through pruning wounds. The best time to prune these trees are late fall thru April 1st.
Hi, I have a question regarding the shrub ‘Ninebark’. I pruned them last fall based on the instructions that I received from an employee at Pahl’s. (We had hired Pahl’s to do a landscaping project at our house in 2007). The shrubs all look very healthy and full, but it seems that all of the […]
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