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Monday, December 23, 2013

Bare branches beckon: it’s time to prune

Fragrant witch hazels flank a trail in the Joseph A. Witt Winter Garden at the Washington Park Arboretum. Skillfully clipped over many years to encourage their natural, spreading shape, the witch hazels offer winter-pruning inspiration for deciduous trees and shrubs.