You may have heard the terms “rejuvenation pruning” or “renovation pruning” and wondered what it meant. What exactly is being “rejuvenated” or “renovated”? Basically, it involves cutting a shrub right down to the ground. That’s right – just whack the whole thing down to ground level or just a little higher. Surprisingly, shrubs that respond […]
Some overgrown shrubs can be cut to the ground and they’ll grow right back (this is sometimes called rejuvenation pruning). Typically, these are fairly vigorous shrubs that produce flowers on new wood. But be careful – even some of the shrubs on this list may never recover if they’re not in very good health before you whack them back.