how to prune

  • How-To

    How to Prune Ninebark

    Pruning Basics for Ninebark (Physocarpus spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) Because it adds brilliant foliage color to the garden for months, ninebark has become a popular substitute for the invasive…

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    How-To

    Two Steps for Pruning Climbing Roses

    Prune yearly for healthier, more manageable growth and bigger, better flowers

  • well pruned holly
    How-To

    How to Prune Hollies

    The kind you have and the look you want determines the cuts to make

  • Pruning Crape Myrtles
    Article

    Pruning Crape Myrtles the Right Way

    Make the right cuts to improve the tree's looks and health.

  • Pruning Clematis
    Article

    Pruning Clematis

    When they bloom determines when to prune

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    How-To

    How to Prune a Crabapple Tree

      Steve Aitken visits Joann Vieira from Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts, who explains how these spring-blooming trees are pruned. Learn how to prune a crabapple tree with…

  • How-To

    A Classic Approach to Pruning Tomatoes

    The rapid growth of a healthy tomato plant can sometimes lead to problems. Often you'll end up with a plant full of leaves but no fruit. Or your plant will…