Tree Pruning


Original air date: August 2004

Another very important maintenance chore in the landscape is tree pruning.  A lot of homeowners only attempt this when a tree is blocking a view.  Otherwise, many people think that if a tree is green, it should be left alone. 

Trees benefit greatly from an occasional prune, but it has to be done right or you can forever ruin one of the most important elements of your garden.  We’re pruning a Brazilian pepper tree to add depth and interest to the back of the garden.

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