Pruning. Most of us take so much pride in growing our fruit trees and vines that the thought of cutting on it thoroughly horrifies us. Of course, if we truly"love" our plants we will take the appropriate action to ensure that they will be capable of.
Feb 12, For those of us who enjoy many of winter’s outdoor activities hopefully you have been able to enjoy the recent warm weather and get a few days of skiing, snowboarding and sledding before another deep chill hits us.
In addition to finding time to play during these recent beautiful spring-like days, we should help our plants by pruning our trees and fall flowering shrubs. The best time to rejuvenate large, overgrown shrubs is late winter or early spring (March or early April).
Heavy pruning in late winter or early spring will reduce or eliminate the flower display for 2 or 3 years. However, rejuvenation pruning will restore the health of the shrubs. The best time to prune healthy, well-maintained spring.
Oct 22, A Final Word. Now that you have an overview of when and how to prune, remember this other important pruning rule: all pruning should be minimal, removing only what is treecleanup.buzz of the benefits of regular pruning over the course of a shrub’s or tree’s life is that the fewest number of branches and foliage are removed each time, and what is removed is. Feb 24, Late winter’s dormant (resting) season at the end of February/beginning of March is an ideal time to prune many shrubs and trees.
Because limbs and branches are still leaf free, you have the advantage of viewing the form and structure of the shrub or.