Pruning Trees & Shrubs

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How to Deal With Overgrown Shrubs

Deal with overgrown shrubs the right way, and make your landscaping look beautiful.

Hands on With DoItYourself.com: The Do's and Don'ts of Pruning

We team up with Jacky Surber to look into some common pruning mistakes and how to fix them.

Hands on With DoItYourself.com: Pruning

Check out our video on valuable pruning tips - specifically which tools to use

DIY Topiary: Take Your Pruning to the Next Level

Pride yourself on a unique landscape?

How to Prune Crepe Myrtle Trees

Promote a healthy tree and successful blooms.

Tips for Pruning a Hypericum

Proper pruning is key to prolific blossoms.

Tips for Pruning a Hemlock Tree

Find the time, tools and methods for altering your hemlock.

How to Prune a Flowering Quince

Pruning a shrub or tree is a great way to keep it healthy and thriving.

Serviceberry Pruning Tips

The serviceberry, also known as the juneberry or shadbush, is a small tree or shrub which is native to

Sycamore Tree Pruning Tips

Regular pruning will allow your sycamore tree to thrive.

Beech Tree Pruning Tips

Pruning is very important to help the tree look healthy.

Linden Tree Pruning Tips

The Linden tree is a common shade and ornamental tree; its dark green leaves and attractive white flowers

Weeping Cherry Tree Pruning

Weeping cherry trees are a lovely addition to any landscape.

How to Prune a Weigela

Pruning is pivotal to the success of your plant.

3 Tips for Pruning a Mountain Laurel

Three steps for pruning your mountain laurel carefully and efficiently.

Redbud Tree Pruning

Blooms pop up in early spring.

How to Prune Lemon Trees

Keep your backyard lemon trees healthy and productive by knowing how and when to prune them.

How To Prune A Fuchsia

With some focused pruning, your fuchsia can increase in size, production, and appeal.

How to Prune Palm Trees

Brown, dried fronds can make your palms look shabby. Spruce things up with a quick trim as needed.

Tips for Pruning a Yucca

Your yucca can stand a good trim. Trust us.

How to Prune a Maple Tree

One of the more handsome trees that can be grown in your landscape is a maple tree.

How to Prune a Holly Tree

Encourage healthy tree growth and ample berries by conducting regular trimming.

Pruning a Magnolia Tree

Prune the right way and keep your magnolia tree tall, healthy, and beautiful.

Pruning Peach Trees in 6 Steps

Keep your peach trees bearing healthy fruit for years to come.

Walnut Tree Pruning Tips

The long-term health and production of your walnut tree depends heavily on your pruning techniques.

Sassafras Tree Pruning Tips

Although sassafras is fairly low maintenance, it does require pruning to create a healthy, well-developed tree.

How to Prune a Summersweet Shrub

Summersweet is a blooming shrub.

Sharpen Hedge Trimmers

1. Fasten hedge trimmers in the D-Vise with a cutting edge up and bevel towards you. 2. Work the

Pruning Trees - Making Cuts

Here are the specific cuts to safely remove branches.

Pruning Trees - Glossary

From Branch Axil to Woundwood, here are the terms you need to know.

Pruning Trees - Introduction

The objective of pruning is to produce strong, healthy, attractive plants. By understanding how, when

Pruning Trees - Approaches to Pruning

3 types of pruning and how and why to do them.

Pruning Trees - Harmful Practices

Here are 5 things to avoid.

Pruning Trees - Guidelines

Here are the very basics on why to prune and what to cut.

Pruning Trees - Treating Tree Wounds

What to do, and not do, for your wounded tree.

Pruning Your Plum Tree: Tips and Instructions

From year 1 to mature tree, when and how to get the job done.

Pruning: What to Cut and How to Cut It

You've got the tools, what do you do with them?

The Proper Way to Prune

Trim your trees into shape, and health.

Pruning a Young Persimmon Tree

Pruning a young persimmon tree is very important to the overall development of the tree as it begins

How to Cut Bamboo

It is a very simple task to cut bamboo. The plant is hardy and difficult to kill as long as it has water.

Espalier Fruit Trees: How to Prune and Train

When you have a limited amount of yard space yet desire the beauty and yield of fresh fruit, espalier

How to Prune a Japanese Maple Tree

Keep your tree healthy and shapely with regular pruning.

Thinning an Oak Tree

The oak tree reaches its majestic size with a rapid rate of growth. In favorable conditions, the average