By Dave Coulter
Okay, maybe the headline today is a wisecrack, but it is based somewhat in reality. The past couple days have teased us with summertime temps, and I just know that many of you are itching to get out in the garden and tear things up.
And I'm here to help!
Pruning - at least proper pruning - is becoming a dying art. I won't point fingers, and I won't bore with why it so, you'll just have to trust me on this one. And I'm not going to curse the darkness, I'm going to light a candle with this dandy little guide from Purdue University.
The 12 pages here will provide a fine foundation in how to do it right. Throw away those electric hedge shears - and invest in a decent pair of pruners. I have done my part but I can't make you print out and read those 12 pages. But you really should.