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Now is a good time to prune trees, shrubs

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The months of March and April are a good time to prune your trees and shrubs. The main goal of pruning should be to remove dead or diseased branches, reshape overgrown shrubs and to rejuvenate older plants. In general, the best time to prune woody plants is in the early spring. The exception to this rule are trees and shrubs that bloom on old wood. Common ones are lilacs and spirea; they should be pruned immediately after blooming.

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