Pruning Trees and Shrubs
Maintaining and training your landscape and fruiting trees and shrubs through proper pruning is essential for a beautiful garden and productive plants.
The NC State University Pruning Trees and Shrubs series offers excellent advice on all aspects of pruning your woody plants. Topics include:
Before the Cut, offers a general overview of pruning
Tools to Make the Cut, gives guidance on using the correct tool for the job
General Pruning Techniques, details timing, methods, and maintenance
How to Prune Specific Plants, provides timing and methods for the most common wood plants in our landscapes.