How do I prune a holly shrub?

Answer Prune out dead, dying or diseased branches year-round using pruning shears. Wear gardening gloves. Remove infected branches from the area and discard to avoid spreading bacteria or fungus to the re... Read More »

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How do I trim a holly shrub?

TimingPrune holly shrubs in December, when the plant is naturally dormant. Use sharp hand held landscape pruners to trim away all dead branches. Be careful to cut branches off cleanly, making the c... Read More »

How to Prune a Bluebeard Shrub?

Bluebeard, known botanically as Caryopteris clandonensis, is a summer and fall flowering deciduous sub-shrub. As its colloquial name suggests, the flowers are periwinkle to lavender blue in hue and... Read More »

How do I prune a barberry shrub?

Basic PruningPut on gardening gloves; the shrub grows sharp spines. Seek out dying, dead and diseased limbs from your barberry shrub. Remove these limbs completely from your plant; this will focus ... Read More »

How do I prune a holly tree?

Identify NeedsIdentify the branches of the holly tree that require pruning. Prune broken, dead or diseased branches to prevent fungus and decay. In cases of badly lopsided holly branch growth, prun... Read More »