Garden chores | November 13

By Diana O'Brien
Updated November 12 2018 - 4:38pm, first published 10:54am

Trim the shrubbery

Spring flowering deciduous shrubs can be trimmed back after the blooms are spent, along with many native plants such as mint-bushes, thryptomene, banksias and hakea in order to give them a bushier shape. Deadhead rhododendrons as well as roses to direct energy into growth rather than forming seed.

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