Tag: pruning

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...

Winter Is The Season For Pruning

UNITED STATES—Now that winter is only two weeks away, and many deciduous plants are defoliating and dormant, it may seem as if there will...

Pruning Maples Before Sugaring Season

UNITED STATES—Most of us Californians are probably wondering what that means. Sugaring season is more familiar to horticultural enthusiasts in New England, Canada, and...

Pruning Maples Before Sugaring Season

UNITED STATES—Most of us Californians are probably wondering what that means. Sugaring season is more familiar to horticultural enthusiasts in New England, Canada, and...

Timing Is Everything For Pruning

UNITED STATES—There are certain disadvantages to gardening in such a perfect climate. We can not grow things that require significant chilling in winter. Nor...

Flowers Are Only The Beginning

UNITED STATES—Flowers have a bigger and better agenda than coloring our gardens and homes. They bloom to get pollinated. Their color and fragrance are...

Things Heat Up In Summer

UNITED STATES—This does not seem like such a mild climate when it is difficult to distinguish between the time and the temperature on a...

Roses Get Pruned In Winter

UNITED STATES—Winter is no excuse to be less diligent in the garden. It would seem that gardening would be less demanding because there is...

Most Pruning Happens In Winter

UNITED STATES—Without specialized pruning while they are bare and dormant in winter, many deciduous fruit trees would be overburdened by their own fruit next...
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