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    Pruning Shortcuts for the Busy Gardener

    Friends don’t let friends prune without a reason. If you are pruning without a clear idea of why, put down the pruners and walk away from the plant. Trees and…

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    4 Essential Tips for Pruning Flowering Trees

    Pruning can be intimidating. Many of us fear making a mistake our plants won’t recover from. Overall, trees are resilient; with a little practice and know-how, any gardener should be…

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    Proper Pruning for Young Trees

    The act of planting a deciduous tree, particularly one you know will get quite large, comes with thoughts of the size and grandeur it will achieve over time. Knowing what…

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    The Right Pruning Tool – Does One Size Fit All?

    One of the most challenging topics for many gardeners, whether new or experienced, is figuring out the right tool for the job. A common misconception is that one tool is…

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    9 Pruning Tips and Tricks

    We compiled these nine pruning tips to help you start gardening like the pros. Pruning is a chore, but with these helpful tips, you'll be done in no time. Learn…

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    How to Prune Raspberries

    A hard late-winter thinning is the secret to healthier plants and bigger, sweeter berries

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    How to Prune Hollies

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

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    How to Prune the Tricky Shrubs

    Even seasoned gardeners scratch their head when it comes to cutting back these tricky shrubs

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    How to Prune Conifers

    These plants are unforgiving, so make the right cuts for the right reasons

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    Pruning Hydrangeas

    Knowing if your shrub blooms on old or new wood will help you make timely cuts