Monthly Archive: December 2015

Hold Off Pruning Back Perennials and Ornamental Shrubs

With grass growing slower due to less daylight and somewhat cooler temperatures, and fertilization not needed in the lawn and landscape, landscape managers with more time on their hands undoubtedly are tempted to prune back summer perennials and ornamental landscape shrubs such as roses and crape myrtles. Many perennials, such as hibiscus species, hydrangea, salvia …

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