Pruning geraniums is necessary to keep the plant healthy and encourage additional flower blooms throughout the growing season. Pruning also helps to shape the plants properly and keep them free from disease. More »

Correct pruning of hydrangeas depends on the type of hydrangea: Bigleaf or mophead hydrangeas need pruning in summer after their flowers have faded, whereas oakleaf, sevenbark, peegee and Tea of Heaven hydrangeas need pr... More »

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To overwinter geraniums in paper bags, dig the plants up before the first frost of the season, and remove the dirt around the plant's roots. Cut the plants back by one-half, and place the plants in large paper bags. Stor... More »

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An SFGate article suggests that pruning should be done on a silver mound plant, also known as Artemisia schmidtiana, after the flowers fade in the summer season. Pinch back shrubs in April or May to shape them. More »

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Snowball bushes require pruning throughout the blooming season to remove old blooms. This will encourage good health and new bloom growth. More »

Prune geraniums that overwinter at the end of their winter dormancy and before the new growing season begins in early spring. Plants which grow year-round are best pruned immediately after their growing season in late fa... More »

To overwinter geraniums in pots, remove the plant from the ground, and plant it in a pot that is large enough for the rootball of the plant. Prune away about two thirds of the plant's stems, and water the plant generousl... More »

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