A worm’s eye view on pruning

This is a worm’s eye view on pruning. Putting a twist and a laugh on the tips and advice we are given.

The wrigglers are amateur gardeners. Learning from other writers and experts, as well as trying it ourselves in our garden and down the allotment. We have learnt, sometimes the hard way, pruning is all about timing. Get it right, wonderful. Get it wrong … errrr.

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This is a worm’s eye view on pruning

Essentially it’s a series of cartoons. The worms put a twist and a laugh on the tips and advice we are given. Hopefully pointing out what we could be doing better. I never used to prune my Wisteria, and then I’d wonder why it had so few flowers (plumes, sorry).

This series starts in November, the beginning of the dormant months. For some plants this is the perfect time for pruning. For others it isn’t, Cistus and Lavender could die if you pruned it back in November. (Makes sense of when my Cistus never recovered from a ‘late’ prune, one winter …)

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