Pruning to remove dead wood can be done at any time. Other times to prune include winter, summer and spring. The best time to prune trees and shrubs depends mainly on why the pruning is necessary. More »

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Apple trees should be trimmed to encourage their health and growth, according to the Oregon State University Extension Service. The service says that while the trees can be trimmed any time of the year, it is best to do ... More »

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The ideal time to trim apple trees is late winter, but you can trim into the summer and spring if it's necessary. Avoid pruning the apple trees in the fall because it stimulates new growth while the trees should be prepa... More »

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When landscaping with shrubs and trees, the grower should choose varieties that grow well in the soil conditions, light and climate. The mature size of the shrub or tree matters more than its current size. Size, color an... More »

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Some dwarf trees and shrubs include the Chinese fringe tree, dwarf globe blue spruce, purple prince butterfly bush and dwarf Arctic blue leaf willow. Other options include boxwood, California lilac and cotoneaster. More »

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When planning to prune bottle brush trees, prune after fading of the flowers and ensure retention of the shrubs’ natural shape or shape it into an umbrella-like top. Remove all suckers and shoots growing on the main trun... More »

Most landscape trees and shrubs can be pruned in late winter or early spring while they are dormant. Exceptions are trees that produce sap, such as maple and birch, and some flowering shrubs that bloom on the last season... More »

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