Time to Prune?

February 24, 2012

When is it time to do some pruning of the trees and bushes in your yard? Well, that depends on what you have and when it blooms. Here's a great rule of thumb when determining what and when to prune.

Trees and bushes that bloom prior to May: 
Wait until blooming has completed before pruning because they are still on last year's growing cycle.

Trees and bushes that bloom after May:
It's okay to prune in late winter to get ready for this year's growing cycle.

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