Did you know that how you prune your trees and shrubs can affect your lawn? It’s true. To ensure proper lawn health, it’s important to check the plant material surrounding your home. Proper pruning on trees and shrubs can greatly impact turf growing conditions as proper air movement and sunlight are vital to a healthy lawn. Keep this in mind when trimming shrubs and trees. Removing undergrowth on shrubs and thinning the canopy on your trees will help those plants along with the turf growing near them.
Check out these great resources for proper pruning techniques from our friends at Virginia Tech: