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How to Prune Apple Trees and Pear Trees

CALIFORNIA by GrowOrganic Tricia teaches you how to prune apple trees, pear trees, and Asian pear trees using the central leader training system. Note from GGVideos editor Charlie Nardozzi: Good general information on pruning and how to prune apples to a central leader system with information on spreading branches for better angles.

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 a 2-Year-Old 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 two-year …Read more »

How to Prune Shrub Roses

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA Nebraska Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd gives a few tips for pruning shrub roses. For lots more good videos visit the U.Nebraska’s Backyard Farmer YouTube channel.

How to Prune ‘Flower Carpet’ Rose

MASSACHUSETTS, by Dave Epstein of Growing Wisdom The Flower Carpet Rose is easy to care for, but even this rose bush can use a little attention in the spring. Dave tells you how to help it have a healthy summer and fall. For MANY more good videos, visit the Growing Wisdom YouTube Channel.

Umbrella Kniffin System for Growing Grapes

MAINE University of Maine Cooperative Extension explains the step-by-step process in the umbrella kniffin pruning technique for Concord-type grapes. Note from GGVideos editor Charlie Nardozzi: Another grape pruning system to use for home gardeners.

How to Prune a Pear Tree

TEXAS, from Central Texas Gardener in Austin Trisha Shirey shows how to prune pear trees for good healthy and maximum fruit. Says GGVideos editor Charlie Nardozzi: Some basics on pruning young pear trees.

How to Prune an Old Apple Tree

MASSACHUSETTS by Hilltown Tree and Garden Pruning an old apple tree is both an art and science. In this 3 minute video you will see it broken down to 5 steps, in order of importance. You will not kill your tree by pruning it. GGVideos editor Charlie Nardozzi says: Good look at pruning tools and steps …Read more »

How to Sharpen Pruners

NORTHERN UTAH, by Rick Stone of Our Stoney Acres Published on Jan 11, 2019 The first thing you need to sharpen any pruners is a good quality metal file.  Choose one that is medium grit and that is either all one piece like mine or one that has a solid wooden handle.  Files with cheap plastic handles …Read more »

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.

How to Sharpen a Hand Pruner

BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND Behnke Nurseries staffer John Shearin sprays WD-40 oil on the blades of my barely usable pruners, then rubs them with #1 steel wool. The oil works to remove plant sap that gets on the blades every time they’re used and over time, really build up. After wiping the blades with a cloth to remove …Read more »

How to Prune Crabapple Trees

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE Extension Educator Marjorie Peronto demonstrates techniques that will keep your crabapple trees healthy and beautiful. Visit our site for more information on pruning .