Thinning Out Trees and Shrubs

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How do I thin out a tree or shrub?

Thinning Out Trees and Shrubs

Thinning out as applied to trees and shrubs means removing branches or stems down to their base - either to the ground or to the fork. Use shears or a saw to thin out dried, dead, damaged, or diseased stems and branches. Also, thin out overcrowded stems that block out too much of the sun.



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