Your plants need pruning to keep them healthy and looking great, but when you want to prune in the fall, what do you need to know so you aren’t hurting your plants? In “Quick Fall Pruning Tips,” we’ll teach you the right way to prune for the best health of the plant. Of the many garden maintenance tasks you will need to consider this fall, how best to prune your plants is probably at the top of your list. With our tips, based on our “3 Pillars of Pruning©”, we’ll teach you the right way to prune and how best to avoid pruning fails. Listen to our quick segment on this “DIY Garden Minute” to learn about these tips.
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Fall Garden Task Series
For more information on various fall garden tasks, check out our 7-episode Fall Garden Tasks podcast series!! Our 7-episode, podcast series will outline 8 different garden tasks you should be doing this fall or should consider adding to your list. All of these garden maintenance tasks are crucial to the health of your garden. The FALL GARDEN TASKS episodes are:
- Ep. 22: Introduction to the 8 Fall Garden Tasks and our own Fall Garden Bootcamp Challenge!
- Ep. 23: Fall Weeding Tips and Effortless Leaf Clean Up
- Ep. 24: Fall Garden Mulching and Lawn Maintenance
- Ep. 25: Fall Pruning
- Ep. 26: Fall Planting, Transplanting, and Fertilizing
- Ep. 27: Fall Equipment Maintenance
- Ep. 28: Fall Garden Task Series Wrap-Up and Next Steps
Need Pruning Supplies For Your Fall Pruning Tasks??
- Check out our Best Pruning Shears post here to learn what makes a good pruning shear and what we recommend!
- Check out our Best Loppers post here to read our recommendations!!
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Quick Fall Pruning Tips!
Learn what you should prune now vs. what you should leave alone.
Show Notes Pruning Cheat Sheet at our Free Resources Page
What You’ll Learn:
- Tips for the reasons to prune certain plants now.
- How to apply the “3 Pillars of Pruning” to the fall season.
- How not to harm next year’s spring growth.
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- Blower: hand-held or backpack, gas or electric
- Leaf Rake: metal or plastic
- Hard Rake: metal
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