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How to Use a Pruning Saw: Technique & Safety Tips

A pruning saw is a necessary addition to your yard and garden toolkit if you have trees or larger shrubs on your property. Done properly, pruning can improve the looks and health of a tree or shrub. Unfortunately, many people do it wrong, leaving the plant disfigured and prone to disease and pest problems. In this article, I share simple tips for how to use a pruning saw so that it gets the job done Continue Reading

How to Divide Perennials

Many perennials can be divided to rejuvenate overgrown or decrepit plants, or to create new plants.  Lifting and dividing plants is the perfect time to also replenish the soil with organic matter to encourage healthy growth and prevent disease. Topics covered here include the following: How to Tell if a Plant Needs Dividing How to […] Continue Reading