Our focus here at Longleaf Breeze is on growing food, but we spend hours in February pruning ornamentals too.
We can defend our doing so, because ornamentals attract pollinators and provide habitat for beneficial insects, they help hold the soil in place, and let’s be honest: they’re pretty. And we’re unapologetic about liking pretty things.
This week’s podcast covers the importance of plant hygiene in pruning and basic principles about ornamental pruning. We even talk a little about how to recover from “crepe murder.”