How do I prune an overgrown holly tree?

Answer Tree Top PruningShear or pinch the very top of the tree to a 1/4-inch stub and make the cut just above the active bud. Remove any dead or diseased branches by trimming them back to the healthy grow... Read More »

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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 »

How do I prune a yaupon holly tree?

What Is its Purpose?If you plan to use the dwarf yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria) as a hedge--a common use--prune it into the desired shape and size. Or you can trim it into a specimen tree to show o... Read More »

How do i prune overgrown grapevines?

Prune in SpringPrune grape vines in the spring, before the vine begins to bud, to remove any damage from winter frosts and freezes. Identify a primary trunk from the ground and prune all branches a... Read More »

How do I prune overgrown grape vines?

TimingPrune your grapevines in late winter or very early spring, while the plants are dormant.PruningIdentify two fruiting canes on each grape vine. Each cane should have eight buds each for wine g... Read More »