Should I Trim Back My Crepe Myrtles Every Year?

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Every year at this time of the season, I cringe at the sight of the “bad haircuts” on what should be large, beautiful Crepe Myrtle shrubs. Homeowners, and even “professional’ landscapers seem to whack back the stems on Crepe Myrtles to the same point they were pruned last year, and the year before that, and… Read more »

Crepe Myrtles

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By Evie Baltzer, Staff Horticulturist I’m sure many of you have heard the term, “Crepe murder,” so today I wanted to talk about how to trim Crepe Myrtles properly and how to avoid, “murdering,” them. The best time to trim back Crepe Myrtles is in February or March, when they are just coming out of… Read more »