Entries Tagged as 'Pruning'

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Pruning and Limbing Up Crape Myrle

Lagerstroemia indica by jacilluch Bernadette asked TheGardenLady when would be the best time to prune her crape myrtle/Lagerstroemia tree. You can always prune off dead or broken branches at any time of the year on your crape myrtle or any shrub or tree. You can also cut off the dead blossoms after flowering if you […]

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

When to Prune Knock Out Roses

Rose pruning time by kaysare TheGardenLady received this question from Keith. I live in Bartlesille. When should I prune my Knock Out Roses? TheGardenLady has been getting a number of questions about when to prune Knock Out Roses. First of all, if any rose has Dead, Diseased, Damaged, Spindly or Weak branches, these branches can […]

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Pruning Chrysanthemums‏

Chrysanthemums all bokehed except one by naruo0720 Chrysanthemums are spectacular this year. There are so many beautiful ones for sale in the stores and nurseries that they are irresistible. If you buy them fully flowered, you can put them in a pretty cache pot or urn to display them. Or you can plant them in […]

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Helping an Avocado Tree Grow Branches

Avocado Tree Flowering by TaranRampersad TheGardenLady received this question from Athena. I live in Greece and I’ve grown an avocado tree from a seed. It is growing in a pot, it has thorns (I didn’t know they did) and it is growing tall as a signal stem. I read somewhere that if it grows too […]

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Pruning the Butterfly Bush

Red Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) on Buddleia (Buddleja davidii) by Steve Greaves TheGardenLady received this question from Jocelyn. I have just returned to the Vineyard after being away for 6 months. My butterfly bush has already sprouted leaves. Is it too late to do a deep pruning? If it’s not too late, how low can […]