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How to Prune Roses in California

SAN FRANCISCO AREA, CA Pruning roses in California can sometimes be confusing! In this video I share tips and techniques on where and how to prune. By designer Rebecca Sweet.

How to Prune Hardy Kiwi

NEW PALTZ, NY by Lee Reich Kiwifruits need lots of pruning — the right cuts, of course — for best bearing and best flavor. Here we go with where and what to prune. One year later, I harvested lots of great-tasting fruits. (Cat was there, but not a lot of help.) GGVideos editor Charlie Nardozzi …Read more »

How to Prune Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

CONNECTICUT, by landscaper John Holden at Land Designs How to prune rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus). Rose of Sharon should be dormant pruned to remove crossing branches, branches that grow back into the shrub and branches that grow in the wrong direction. If you give your rose of Sharon a little attention in the early spring …Read more »

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 »

Dormant Pruning of Southern Highbush Blueberry

GEORGIA, from the University of Georgia Extension Transcript: Hello, my name is Erick Smith. I’m with the University of Georgia at the Tifton Campus, and I’m the small fruit specialist for South Georgia. Today we’re going to talk about pruning rabbiteye blueberries in the dormant season. The reason we prune rabbiteye blueberries in the dormant season is to …Read more »

How to Radically Rejuvenate an Old Azalea

WHEATON, MARYLAND From Brookside Gardens: Phil Normandy shows how to severely prune an overgrown azalea in order to stimulate new growth on lower branches. Learn more at the Brookside Gardens Youtube Channel.

How to Care for Young Grape Vines

MAINE University of Maine Cooperative Extension demonstrates how to prune and train young grape vines. GGVideos editor’s note: Good video on pruning young grape vines.

How to Prune Roses

JACKSON & PERKINS, a U.S. company In this video, Expert Rosarian, Paul Zimmerman, shares more of his wisdom with us, walking us through the basics of rose pruning. There’s no need to worry – it’s easy! As Paul says, roses are plants, too! They are just flowering shrubs, which means gardeners shouldn’t be intimidated by …Read more »

How to Make Pruning Cuts

U. of KENTUCKY Pruning trees is a common landscaping task. The main reason we prune trees is to create and maintain strong structure, control size and shape, and produce a healthy tree. Pruning should begin early in the life of a tree, and at regular intervals. In this short video, learn the tools and techniques you’ll …Read more »

How to Grow Clematis

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

How to Prune a Mature Peach Tree

NORTH CAROLINA, by NC State Extension Pruning is a very important step in maintaining peach trees. Dr. Mike Parker, Tree Fruit Extension Specialist with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at North Carolina State University talks about how to plant, prune, and maintain peach trees. In this video, we show how to prune a mature …Read more »

How to Prune Hydrangea Paniculata (PeeGee)

MASSACHUSETTS, by Nantucket nursery Surfing Hydrangea Brad MacDonald explains how to prune Pee Gee Hydrangea shrubs.