Seasonal Pruning

Seasonal PruningIf you own a garden, you know that you need to prune certain plants and cut back others throughout the year, but if you are like most people, you stare at the wide variety of flowers, vines, bushes, and whatever that is that is growing in the corner that you keep because it has pretty flowers, until you finally throw down your pruning shears, and walk away. Why? Because you’re too afraid you’re going to do something wrong kill the plants forever.

Professional Pruning and Trimming is needed to help your landscape flourish. Our professional pruning services will enhance the natural beauty of your trees and shrubs. Pruning will also help you preserve the strength and stature of the plant. Trimming addresses care concerns such as safety, structural integrity, shape and appearance.

Maintenance tree pruning preserves or improves tree health and structure. Special care is taken to encourage structural integrity, appearance, tree safety and the overall health of your trees.

The Green Hill Landscaping Service Advantage

3 visits: (1) Late Spring (2) Late Summer (3) Late Fall

Late Spring Pruning

When approaching pruning methods, we start by removing any dead, dying, or misshapen parts of the plant before getting down and dirty with pruning for the overall health and production of the garden. Pruning promotes new growth, and in the case of flowering vegetation, this equals more blooms for you to enjoy throughout the season! Many plants benefit from late spring pruning.

Late Spring – Trimming/pruning of plants/shrubs/perennials (less than 15 feet in height) that have finished blooming, evergreen shrubs/plants, cut back branches too close to house.

Late Summer Pruning

There are not a lot of plants that you will want to trim during the heat of the summer. Summer is a time for gathering nutrients for winter storage, so any cutting you do will remove leaves from doing their job of ensuring a vigorous plant flowering. However, continual blooming plants, such as certain varieties of roses, and summer blooming perennials benefit from deadhead pruning techniques.
Late Summer – Trimming/pruning of plants/shrubs/perennials (less than 15 feet in height) that have finished blooming, evergreen shrubs/plants, cut back branches too close to house.

Late Fall Pruning

Fall pruning is mostly reserved for those plants that grow back from the roots each spring, and not woody stemmed growth since it is much too easy to accidentally cut needed growth. Plus, much of summer’s vegetation lends interest to a winter garden.

Late Fall – For the cutting back of perennials, ornamental grasses, as seasonally appropriate.


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