I did a bunch of shrub-tidying yesterday and might do a bit more today - although my right hand and forearm are very sore so I should probably take a rest! But pruning is a great excuse to get outside on such a beautiful week-end, to get something accomplished in the garden... and avoid facing housework (indoor housework that is, garden work never feels like work to me!)
February is the beginning of pruning season in Calgary. Here is some further reading and inspiration for you:
From my archives:
- February (and March) are good times to prune.
- I don't get the prune-shrubs-into-a-ball-shape thing.
- On thinning and rejuvenating shrubs.
Recently on the web (follow me on facebook to get these regularly):