Tag Archive | boxwoods

Pruning Evergreens

Summer is the ideal time to prune most evergreens. This includes both conifers like pine and spruce and broadleaf evergreens like rhododendrons and boxwoods. The reasons are twofold. First, the buds that produce new growth formed last fall on the old wood of many evergreens. New growth is the light green needles that appear at […]

Prune Evergreens In June

  Your evergreens, especially conifers (pines, spruce, etc.) have been taking full advantage of our early spring weather conditions. You can tell this by the amount of new growth they are sporting. New growth is the lighter colored,¬†softer needles that appear on the branch tips in spring. Soon that tender foliage will darken to the […]