When pruning, it's important to consider the time of year and the desired outcome. Watch these videos and discover Monty Don's top tips for pruning in the summer.


More summer pruning advice

More video guides from Monty

Pruning rambling roses

Prune rambling roses, like Rosa 'Félicité Perpétue', this month, by following Monty's advice, in this BBC Gardeners' World TV clip.

Summer pruning trained fruit

Watch, as Monty discusses the best time to summer prune trained fruit, and demonstrates how to prune espalier pears.

Pruning spring flowering shrubs

Monty shows how to prune spring-flowering shrubs, like lilac and philadelphus (mock orange), which produce their flowers on growth made the previous summer.


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