The ultimate pruning guide for trees and shrubs
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Late winter is the perfect time for pruning most woody plants.
They're still dormant, you can better see what you're doing because your view isn't obstructed by leaves, and it's when plants heal fastest. If you're unable to prune before April 15, wait until July, which is the next-best time to prune.
There are two types of pruning - selective and rejuvenation.
Selective means what...