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How to prune trees and shrubs – it’s a show-me thing.

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How to Grow Clematis

MARYLAND Phil Normandy of Brookside Gardens explains how to grow clematis – site conditions and care, including pruning.

How to Prune Crepe Myrtles

AUSTIN, TX  (Note: The video advises pruning crape myrtles in mid-February. For gardeners anywhere, the advice is to do it in early spring before they break dormancy.) By KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener. Make the right cuts on your crape myrtle trees for elegant structure, abundant summer flowers, and good health. Trisha Shirey shows how. Browse …Read more »

Easy Plant to Prune? Evergreen Azaleas

SEATTLE, WA Learn how to prune evergreen Azaleas from renowned pruning guru Cass Turnbull, founder of PlantAmnesty. PlantAmnesty’s mission is to end the senseless torture and mutilation of trees and shrubs, due to mal-pruning.  Join the 1,100 members in 46 states – and counting – who support the mission and stay in touch. Cass has …Read more »

Rhododendrons are Difficult to Prune but Here’s How

SEATTLE, WA Learn how to prune Rhododendrons from renowned pruning guru Cass Turnbull, founder of PlantAmnesty.  PlantAmnesty’s mission is to end the senseless torture and mutilation of trees and shrubs, due to mal-pruning.  Join the 1,100 members in 46 states – and counting – who support the mission and stay in touch. Cass has lots …Read more »

How to Prune Shrub Roses

FINE GARDENING MAGAZINE Watch our editor cut back a shrub rose with some help from a pruning pro. Visit the Fine Gardening website.

How to Prune Landscape Trees

U. KENTUCKY EXTENSION Flowering and shade trees in the landscape require periodic pruning to control size and shape, to correct undesirable growth, and to remove low-hanging or damaged branches. In this short video, learn the tools and techniques you’ll need to correctly perform pruning to not only to improve the appearance of your landscaping, but …Read more »

Pruning Azaleas and Rhododendrons

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION The time to prune Rhododendron and Azaleas is immediately after flowering so you don’t remove any flower buds for next year. When you prune, be sure to prune back to a growing point to maintain a healthy shrub. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

How to Prune Crabapples

FINE GARDENING MAGAZINE Steve Aitken visits Tower Hill Botanic Garden to show you how these spring-blooming trees are pruned. From Fine Gardening Magazine, a U.S. publication.

Should I Prune Shrub Roses for Winter?

ILLINOIS EXTENSION Find out why you may want to cut back your shrub roses before winter, in addition to pruning in the spring. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Pruning Winter-Damaged Roses

ILLINOIS EXTENSION University of Illinois Extension horticulturist, Greg Stack, demonstrates how to prune back rose bushes that have suffered winter damage. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

How to Prune a Tree

OHIO Holden Arboretum’s community forester Chad Clink explains the basics including when and how to prune a tree, required tools and necessary tips. Chad demonstrates structural tree pruning in this short video. For more information visit our website. The arboretum is in Kirkland, Ohio.

Pruning Junipers after Winter Damage

U. WYOMING EXTENSION Published on Nov 30, 2015. After last year’s hard winter, we’ve been advising patience when it comes to letting junipers and other confers recover. As we’ve seen junipers starting to regrow over the summer, now is a good time to start pruning out the dead. From the Ground Up is your source for …Read more »