Last Updated On: December 22nd, 2019
What, When, Why, and How Should You Prune?
Spoken Garden has developed a quick, easy strategy to remember called the "3 Pillars of Pruning ©."
Pruning . . .
is a garden maintenance task and one you can perform any time of year, depending on the plant. Keep in mind, not all trees and plants can be pruned during the same season.
Listen to our quick segment on this "DIY Garden Minute" to learn about the 3 pillars of pruning and how this can help you in your garden.
This episode is for any gardener who would like more information about the basics of pruning (the what, when, why, and how) as well as learn about our 3 Pillars of Pruning.
Also, check out our Best Pruning Shears post here! Be sure to listen to our Podcast Episode 22, the start of our 7-episode mini-series on the 8-Fall Garden Tasks you should be doing and our Fall Bootcamp Challenge!
Want to Learn to Prune Like a Pro?
Subscribe to our Spoken Garden community and receive your FREE cheat sheet! Included in the cheat sheet for you: Tools you will need for proper pruning, different types of pruning cuts, steps to prune successfully, and pro-tips!
And hey—before you head out—if you want to connect with us and subscribe to our newsletter go to Spoken Garden's free resource page! We have FREE garden content we are so excited to give to you, like cheat sheets, plant profile sheets, etc! See you there!
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3 Pillars of Pruning!
Find out about the 3 Pillars of Pruning created by Spoken Garden. These 3 "pillars" will help you identify and determine when and why to prune your plants.
Pruning Cheat Sheet at our Free Resources Page
Fall Pruning Tips - Part 1:
What You'll Learn:?
- What are the "3 Pillars of Pruning"?
- Ways to identify when and why to prune.
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- Ep. 9: Fall Pruning Do's and Don'ts
Products Related To This Podcast:
- Best pruning shears
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- Leaf Rake: metal or plastic
- Hard Rake: metal
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