The basics of shrub pruning

Master the basics of shrub pruning, by following this practical video guide.

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Find out how to prune shrubs of all kinds in this short step-by-step video by expert David Hurrion. You’ll learn the basic techniques, including how and where to cut, and the three Ds: removing dead, diseased and damaged stems. Finally, you’ll see how to ensure good air circulation through the shrub by cutting out twiggy and congested stems.

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