*Also be sure to keep those blades sharp so you don't damage the plant when you make your cuts.
Tips for Pruning: You probably do a really good job putting away your tools between seasons and oil your blades so
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that they do not rust. Be sure to clean pruners between shrubs especially if you have a fungus problem or you will be spreading the disease. Rubbing alcohol does a great job and is inexpensive.