Is pruning the new planting?

Is pruning the new planting?

Just in from a day of working in the garden (you know: “working”) and I got to wondering, is pruning the new planting?

Nothing will ever compare to the thrill of an open expanse of soil and corresponding trip to the nursery, but there’s a joy to be had in having planted something that’s grown up big and tall. Something that can benefit from a little helping hand to sculpt it into the best version of itself. Plus as my garden matures there will be less planting, more pruning – I might as well frame that positively…

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