The first step to pruning is to think about pruning differently. We prune our landscapes for several different reasons, but the overall task is that humans are simply managing plant growth and encouraging the health of plants.
Why Are You Pruning?
Start out by asking yourself a few questions to determine your pruning goals. This will help you better understand how to approach the plants you want to prune, while establishing the needs of those plants.
Your objectives might be to: