Category Archives: Pruning

Pruning for beginners


Pruning made easy. There is a multitude of highly technical and complicated advice on the web about pruning. This is my guide to pruning for beginners.   A few basic pruning rules. 1. There are very few plants that will die from being pruned at the wrong time of year. 2. Prune when a plant has finished flowering, not before. For instance, if you prune Forsythia in the autumn, it won`t flower properly in late winter / early spring.   3. […]