When is the best time to trim overgrown shrubs?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jan 05, 2018
    depends on what shrubs

  • Amanda Amanda on Jan 05, 2018
    Hi Deb. I trim most of mine in spring. If you have any shrubs that flower in spring you will want to trim them after they are done blooming. Don't wait until late summer or they might not bloom the following spring. For other scrubs that don't following I trim them when needed.

  • Landsharkinnc Landsharkinnc on Jan 05, 2018
    Depends on the kind of shrub..try this link...https://ask.extension.org. some plants bloom on new growth, if you trim in late winter/early spring you may be cutting off all of last summers growth, and subsequently the bud sets for this year...

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jan 05, 2018
    When they have finished flowering............