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YOUR PRUNING MONTH

longer and temperatures are rising, which is the perfect combination for growth and prosperity in the garden. With the summer solstice this month, we have plenty of light-filled hours to work with in our outside space. The focus for June pruning needs to be on those shrubs that flower on the previous year’s growth. They will be reaching their floral crescendo, but after the flowers have faded, they can be pruned. This will give enough time for new growth and flower buds toor holly can also be pruned now.

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