Despite the massive amounts of snow we have received within the last week, today we will be talking about some gardening tips for the month of February. It is never too late to start preparing for spring and lightening your to do list for the warmer weather! (Click to Tweet)
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- Pick a warm day to prune your landscape plants. Remove any dead or damaged branches. Thin any plants with heavily branched interiors.
- Do not prune shrubs or trees that flower in the spring until after they bloom. If you prune them to early, you will be cutting off the blossoms!
- Do not prune oaks and walnuts until July to help avoid wilt disease.
- Some trees will bleed sap profusely if pruned in the spring. It doesn’t harm the tree, but it will make a mess. Wait to prune maple, birch and dogwood trees until early summer.