Prune evergreen shrubs, such as juniper and yew, in late March or early April before new growth begins. Light pruning may also be done in mid-summer. Avoid pruning evergreen shrubs in the fall.
Oct 23, Never shear a shrub in fall (or ever, actually, but that’s another article) and leave major pruning or renovation for late winter/early spring, or immediately after bloom for spring-flowering treemulching.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. DON’T prune during fall. No matter what type of shrub you have, fall pruning can stimulate late-season growth that may not have enough time to harden. This can weaken and damage the plant Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Nov 17, Hi julie, I have been on your web site in regards to late shrub planting, i have just planted a laurel hedge row and want to plant flowering small shrub inbetween so they can mingle with the laurel as they grow.I am an ametuer gardener having just retired. i find the gardening interesting, can you suggest a flowering shrub I can use now, i hope you have time to give me some treemulching.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Sep 28, Fall isn't the right time to prune trees and treemulching.buzz are good reasons to wait till late winter or after the plants' leaves have fallen.