Tag: pruning

Arborists Maintain The Big Trees

UNITED STATES—The trees know what time of year it is. Even evergreen trees have shed some of their older foliage through late summer. Deciduous...

Spontaneous Limb Failure Is Real

UNITED STATES—It sounds like science fiction, but it is not. Every spring and during particular summer weather, limbs can fall from trees without warning,...

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

UNITED STATES—Scheduling of gardening chores is as important now as it ever was. We plant warm season vegetables and annuals in time for spring...

Pruning Late Might Be Justified

UNITED STATES—There may not be exceptions to every rule, but there are a few exceptions to the rule that winter is the best time...

Winter Pruning Of Fruit Trees

UNITED STATES—The vast orchards of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys might make the impression that production of fruit is easy. The trees naturally...

Prune Now For Roses Later

UNITED STATES—The main problems with roses locally are not related to climate, soil, insects or disease. Warm and semi-arid climates of California happen to...

Overgrown Shrubbery Becomes Small Trees

UNITED STATES—Those of us with 'maintenance gardeners' are likely aware of how rare it is to find someone who knows how to maintain hedges...

Frost Is History For Now

UNITED STATES—There is no doubt that frost will return next autumn. It does that every year. Right now, we are more concerned that is...

Exceptions To The Pruning Rules

UNITED STATES—Winter is the best time for major pruning of most plants. They do not mind it so much while they are dormant. However,...

Pollarding And Coppicing Pruning Techniques

UNITED STATES—Just about any other arborist will say that pollarding and coppicing are wrong. These techniques ruin trees so that they can never develop...
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