The Basics of Pruning
Pruning is an essential gardening task that can lead to growth of spectacular flowers, blooms, foliage and fruit. Properly pruning allows for the growth of healthy, vibrant trees, plants, and shrubs season‐after‐season. While pruning may seem like a daunting task, once you’re armed with the right pruning tools, the correct methods for the plants in your yard, as well as the right timing, it’s as easy as any other gardening task, and one that will bring incredible results to your yard. In this article, you’ll learn the basics of pruning, different pruning tools, and when and how to prune some of the most common plants in your yard.