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Moving shrubs: I'm about to dig up a 3ft Amelanchier shrub and a Prunus cerasifera niger, also 3ft, with tubs prepared ready for moving house. Would it help their survival if I pruned them by about a third?? Thanks :)



yes it will as it will reduce the amount of water loss from the leaves. try and lift as much soil with it as you can, but I know you'll know that :o) don't hurt your back.

6 Aug, 2017


Many thanks Eileen. I had a 'gut feeling' that it was the right thing to do but wasn't sure why. Luckily my garden helper will do the digging! I've managed a couple of Hellebores and a grass, but know it's best for me not to tackle the bigger plants . . .

6 Aug, 2017

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