Time to prune back your large, late-flowering hybrid clematis plants.
Late February is an optimum time to prune trees and shrubs in your landscape.
Later, if you wish to do a little shaping, prune back to a growth bud pointing in the direction you want a stem to grow.
In winter, prune back laterals that are produced to within 24 inches of the main canes.
Remove old, weak branches at ground level, and prune out any dying shoots or branches that are taking off in awkward directions.
To redirect growth, prune back to a side branch that is growing in a more desirable direction.
The coalition will be working very hard over the next few months to prune expenditure to bring down this tax rise. The process has already started.
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When cleaning out the dead debris from flowerbeds, also prune any shrubs and push plants back into the soil that have heaved with the frosts.
Lightly prune young magnolias after they flower to encourage a pyramidal shape.