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Prune Trees Before Spring Buds Appear

Q: I’d like to trim back some of the branches on trees around my property before the growing season starts, but my wife argues that I should hire a tree service. What’s your take? – Jim in New Hampshire A: Late winter is a good time to prune back non-flowering Continue reading →

Prepping for Spring

DEAR READERS: It’s still February, but spring planting season is just around the corner — even in traditionally colder areas of the country like the Northeast, which experienced a warm winter with little snow this year. That means homeowners should be going over their outdoor lawn-care and garden tools and Continue reading →