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What is the best time of year to prune your plants?


The best time of year to prune your plants may vary depending on the type of plant. In general, however, there are better times of the year to prune your plants, such as spring or fall.

Spring is when many plants start to sprout and develop once the winter cold has passed. This is why it is a good time to prune your plants, because it allows you to shape them and promote controlled growth during this time.

Fall is also a good time to prune some plants. Pruning in the fall can help eliminate summer season overgrowth and prepare the plant for winter. Also, in the case of perennials, pruning in the fall can stimulate new bud growth before winter.

On the other hand, there are exceptional plants that follow another pruning schedule. If you have plants that bloom early in the spring, it is best to prune them once they have flowered. Also, plants that bloom during the summer are best pruned in late winter or early spring, before they begin their growing season.

In summary, spring and fall are the best general times to prune your plants. Even so, you should keep in mind the specific needs of your type of plants to best adapt to them and get the best results.