Tips for Pruning Shrubs in the Landscape

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Mon, Mar, 02, 2015 @ 13:03 PM
CoronaToolscuttingshrubPruning promotes health, maintains size, increases flowering and improves the appearance of shrubs in the landscape. In general, it's best to prune just before the shrubs break into rapid growth in early spring, so pruning cuts are quickly disguised by new growth.  

Share your pruning stories and learn tips and techniques with Proven Winners' Stacey Hirvela on #Plantchat on Twitter. 

This week on #Plantchat ask questions or share favorite stories about basic Pruning with the team at Proven Winners!

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Join @CoronaTools and #plantchat co-partner, Stacey Hirvela, representing Proven Winners @Proven_Winners on this week's topic, Pruning Shrubs. The live chat begins Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST, were we come together with green industry experts and fellow horticultural tweeps each week to discuss all things related to plants and horticulture, since 2014.

Discussion Overview 

Pruning Shrubs Takeaways

  • The common reasons why you would prune a shrub
  • How to decide when is the best time to prune a shrub
  • Which tools you should use for the job
  • Recognize visual cues that prompt you that it’s time to prune
  • Pruning techniques and strategies

Join the Conversation

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Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #plantchat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hastag to all your tweets or join us in the plantchat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Plantchat

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Topics: Corona Tools, #Plantchat, Proven Winners, Pruning Shrubs

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