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    Arborist Advice: Why Should You Prune Your Trees During the Dormant Season?

    By Arbor Day Foundation | March 1, 2017

    Guest Post by John Lang at Friendly Tree. The snow may still be falling, but your trees need care during every season. Pruning during the dormant season when buds have yet to open and trees are in hibernation, provides numerous benefits. “Applying proper pruning techniques at the correct time of year is an essential component of maintaining urban forests,” says Keith Wood, community forestry program manager for the Colorado State Forest Service. “By being proactive and pruning trees during the late…

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    Conifer Winter Tree Care

    Q: Robert, since winter is quickly approaching can you give readers any general advice about winter tree care focusing on caring for conifers in winter? The main problem we hear about in winter seems…

    By Robert Smith | November 18, 2010