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Preece Shrub Cut Back
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Length: 2:34

Horticulturist John Preece, an SIUC professor in Plant, Soil, and Agricultural Systems, demonstrates how to trim last year's growth on his butterfly bush. Although it may seem counterintuitive to cut what seem like perfectly good branches, Preece explains that trimming old branches allows shrubs with strong root systems to sprout new growth and blossoms with each passing year

Host: John Preece
Topic keywords: shrub pruning
Link To video segment: Episode: 421