Prune maple trees as late in the spring as possible, but before the growing season starts in earnest. Pruning too early in the season causes the tree to bleed more sap. To encourage the growth of larger branches, prune a... More »

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Plant a red maple tree by digging a suitable hole, placing the tree in the hole and watering it thoroughly for the first several weeks while it becomes established. Red maples come in a variety of cultivars, so be sure t... More »

Acer rubrum, known as the red maple, is a deciduous tree native to Eastern North America that loses its leaves in the fall and creates colorful red foliage. Other interesting details about the red maple include that it g... More »

A sweet olive tree is a shrub-like tree that needs very little pruning, usually only in the late fall and early spring after each blooming season. When pruning, start by removing old growth and then trim to maintain desi... More »

Prune azaleas in spring before they start showing new growth. Use sharp hand shears or loppers to first remove dead branches or branches in shade. Try to always trim back to just above a dormant bud. More »

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Prune early-spring blooming plants and trees in late spring after they finish blooming. Summer-bloomers should be pruned in winter or early spring before the plant begins producing new growth, while trees and shrubs that... More »

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Prune dead limbs from your locust trees in late winter. Locust trees are prone to extensive limb dieback that results from stem cankers or lesions. More »

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