When should shrubs be trimmed?

Answer Whenever the rule of the 'd' words applies is the time when shrubs should be trimmed or pruned. Generally, that means one of two times. Often the timing is during dormancy. Specifically, many garde... Read More »

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Can non-flowering shrubs be trimmed in spring?

Non-flowering shrubs or hedges can be trimmed at any time, including spring. The amount of trimming is dependent on how fast the shrubs grow. This could involve trimming the shrub anywhere from twi... Read More »

How to Keep a Goatee Trimmed?

The best way to keep a goatee trimmed is by keeping weekly appointments at a barber shop. Ideally, the barber would be a trusted professional. It's possible that even professionals, however, may bu... Read More »

How Do I Know if My Dog's Toes Need to Be Trimmed?

Whether dogs like it or not, they need their toenails cut regularly. Dog nails allowed to grow long may become ingrown or torn, and long dewclaws can pierce dogs' feet. Dogs with long toenails stru... Read More »

Can Boxwoods Be Trimmed in October?

Boxwoods (Buxus spp.) are dense evergreen shrubs used widely in landscapes as hedges, screens and foundation plantings. There are about 160 known cultivars of the plant around the world, with 115 o... Read More »