Pruning

groundhog on March 21st, 2012

R&S Newsletter Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs
 

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groundhog on April 15th, 2011

By G. Bosley a.k.a. “groundhog”
Ornamental Grasses are a very low maintenance plant.  Once a year in the spring they need the dead stems and foliage cut back.  Then sit back and enjoy their beauty until this time next year.
Depending on the variety of grass, as some have heavier stems, you will need a sharp set of  […]

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groundhog on March 12th, 2011

By G. Bosley a.k.a. “groundhog”
Found a lovely shrub at the garden centre a few years ago only to discover that it grew a bit larger than you wanted it to be?  Is it blocking a view?  Perhaps your plant is older and needs a drastic pruning to be rejuvenated.
There are a few landscape shrubs that […]

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groundhog on March 8th, 2011

by G. Bosley a.k.a. “groundhog”
Honeysuckle in Winter
As winter draws to a close it’s time to start thinking about what needs pruned.  Did some of your trees start to shade your garden too much last summer, or did some of your flowering shrubs fail to bloom as beautifully as years past?
There are four basic times of […]

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groundhog on March 5th, 2011

By G. Bosley  a.k.a. “groundhog”
Ornamental grasses are a great addition to any garden.  They require very little maintenace and attract birds, butterflies and beneficial insects into your yard.
In the early spring some of the ornamental grasses don’t add much beauty to the garden. 
 If you left the tall stems of ornamental grass in your garden for winter […]

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