Strawberry plantings are seldom thinned by home gardeners, which leads to overcrowding, decline and little fruit. Late winter is a good time to prune fruit trees and berry plants to increase production.
Strawberry plantings are seldom thinned by home gardeners, which leads to overcrowding, decline and little fruit. Late winter is a good time to prune fruit trees and berry plants to increase production. File photo by Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com
Strawberry plantings are seldom thinned by home gardeners, which leads to overcrowding, decline and little fruit. Late winter is a good time to prune fruit trees and berry plants to increase production. File photo by Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com

Pruning fruit trees and plants yields better produce

February 18, 2017 1:47 PM