Weekend Tip: Prune Your Trees, Shrubs, & Canes like a Pro

Willamette Valley, Zone 8b

Perhaps you can work around the showers🌧, but if you prefer, stay in today with some ☕ and 📚 and get a plan in place for tomorrow. Sunday is looking dry and cold; perfect pruning weather. Skip to the pruning guide.

What to Prune December through January

  • Fruit Trees (Except cherry. Prune these in the summer to keep them small and the fruit in reach.)
  • Grape Vines
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Elderberries


  • Roses
  • Blueberries.

Need some confidence to get you going on your pruning? Read my Pruning Primer.

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