Monday, March 25, 2013

Quick Pruning Tips

It's time to prune, y'all!

Late winter and early spring are the perfect time to begin pruning in many regions. Here are some tips and a list of common shrubs and trees to prune in late winter or early spring.
  • Prune on a mild, dry day.
  • Prune out dead and diseased branches.
  • Increase light and air at the crown of the tree by removing the overgrown and smaller branches.
  • Keep the branches that develop or maintain the structure of the tree.
  • Cut branches at the point at which one branch or twig attaches to another.
For more tips and trick to keep your yard beautiful, read our newsletter "Let It Grow".