Photo by Bryn Wallace

3 Step Pruning for Deciduous Trees

Winter is the ideal time to prune your deciduous trees and shrubs for their shape, structure and overall health. Take advantage of a sunny day to have a walk through your landscape and check for any trees and shrubs and look for suckers, crossing and rubbing branches, or other branches that look unsightly or uneven. These branches can all be pruned away using the 3 step pruning method outlined in the video below.

If you are looking for more information about different types of pruning, including heading, renewal, thinning and shearing, you may be interested in this post on pruning shrubs.