Saturday, December 23, 2017

Home Grown: When to Prune


As the days get shorter and plants go dormant for winter, many homeowners become anxious to prune their landscapes. But for most trees and shrubs, pruning in the fall is not the best time.

Some woody trees and shrubs can be injured during winter from pruning cuts or open wounds that won't have a chance to heal properly until next spring. An open wound in the winter is more likely to suffer damage from water freezing and thawing inside the cracks and crevices of the exposed wood.

Continued in... When to Prune

Home Grown
Trees
Home and Garden Center
Artwork: Steve Lubiana pruning at Granton Vineyard 


No comments: