It’s okay to leave stubby stems and branches for azaleas and rhododendrons, but not for maple trees. And, don’t forget to sharpen your tools.
Popular trees, shrubs, and perennials that change color in the fall include the cottonwood, dolgo crabapple, cherry, wild blueberry, monkshood, and turtlehead.
The system was developed after the freighter Selendang Ayu lost power and grounded off of Unalaska Island in Dec. 2004. Six crewmembers were killed when the ship broke in half and spilled oil and its soybean cargo along the shoreline.
A few tips for trimming lilacs, rhododendrons, and maple trees