how to prune

pruning shears

Pruning or trimming plants and trees is vital to their care. This guide will help you with the task if you’ve never done it or are unsure of proper techniques. For most pruning jobs you’ll need three basic tools: pruning shears, loppers, and a pruning saw. Strive to keep them sharpened for cleaner cuts and disinfect the blades with a bleach solution after pruning diseased plants or trees. Proper Pruning