How to Prune Mums?

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In the fall, cut back the plant to about one foot above the soil level. When the plant starts growing new stems, pinch the ends, to promote inward growth, and a much thicker plant.
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How to Prune Mums
Mums provide delightful color and texture additions to any garden or décor. Easy to grow and virtually care-free, mums can reward you year after year with bountiful blooms. Other than basic and minimal care, mums only require that you prune, or... More »
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It's fairly easy to prune mums. Your climate determines when you should start pruning your mums. You will need to prune them every few weeks. You can find more info at: www.ehow.com
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1. Check your mums weekly for new growth, beginning in the early spring. In warmer regions, begin in early March. Wait until early May if you live in a colder climate. Look for new
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Garden mums-late or otherwisecome back year after year. The key to keeping them looking good is cutting them back. If you're too softhearted to prune, your mums will bloom twice-in
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Hi Vicky, Thanx for your question. As soon as you mums reach 6-8 inches tall start pinching them back and keep them about 6-8 inches tall. This may seem drastic but continue to
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You should be pinching the tips at least once or twice in spring and then again in early summer. This will help them develop a bushy growth habit. Don't prune beyond the first summer
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