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Be prudent when planning pruning

BY JOHN KARLIK Contributing writer
Friday, Nov 21 2014 04:23 PM

Autumn days bring cooler temperatures, fall color development in the landscape, and the sound of chain saws echoing through city streets. Although shade trees may be pruned in autumn as a matter of routine, pruning should not be considered an annual necessity, especially if structure has been established when trees were young. Many shade trees will grow well without annual pruning, and severe...

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