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Curing the Gardening Phobia

2nd Lesson in Pruning: Cut Out Extra Canes

Do you have a shrub that seems to have legs? That is, it’s creeping into a different spot in your yard? It’s got so many little “shoots” that the position is actually moving?

A couple of things could be happening here. And without going into too much science—I want to keep your life simple—the issue with your traveling shrub is basically that it constantly sends up shoots looking for light and water.

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