Pruning
Pruning Mistakes To Avoid In Your Garden

Pruning Mistakes To Avoid In Your Garden

Pruning is an essential gardening activity. Whether you have a small balcony garden or acres of rolling lawns, you’ll need to head out into the garden armed with your pruning shears at some point in the year. When compared to other simpler gardening tasks, pruning can...

A How To Pruning Guide for Different Plants

A How To Pruning Guide for Different Plants

Shrubs Mostly these are pruned when they are in their dormant stage before leaf buds appear in spring. However, many spring and summer flowering shrubs set flower buds on the previous season’s new growth and will need to be pruned only after flowering in spring and...

Pruning Hedges and Topiaries In Your Garden

Pruning Hedges and Topiaries In Your Garden

Late spring and early summer is when plant growth is most rapid and vigorous, which is why many hedges and topiaries require regular pruning at this time of year to maintain shape and form. The golden rule is to always cut off as little growth as possible with each...

Pruning Made Easy

Pruning Made Easy

We prune to enhance growth, improve flower and fruit quality, to rid plants of diseased or broken growth, or simply to keep them neat and in check. Don’t prune anything and everything in winter, which some still regard as major pruning time. Many spring-, and...

Hedge Trimming

Hedge Trimming

Get Pruning! Spring is around the corner, which means that now is the time to trim your hedges. There are a few basic steps to stick to when trimming a hedge: Ideally, trim hedges regularly, a little bit at a time – the less you remove at once the healthier it is for...

Pruning with Confidence

Pruning with Confidence

Pruning, just like watering and feeding, is part and parcel of general plant care. It’s also easy, as long as you know why, when and how to do it. Why prune? 1. To rejuvenate: Pruning encourages new, healthy growth, which naturally means more leaves, flowers and...

Rose Care for August

Rose Care for August

Roses that weren’t pruned in July can still be pruned during the first week of August. In very cold areas, pruning only needs to be done at the end of August. Roses that were pruned in July will be sprouting, and corrective pruning can be done. See which eyes have...