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It’s too early to get to work in the garden, but it is time to think about your trees and shrubs.

As the weather warms up, the time to prune trees and shrubs grows closer. Iowa State University horticulturist Jeff Iles provides pruning advice, including the best times to prune and when to call in an expert.

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Jeff Iles, Iowa State University professor and horticulture department chair

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Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Aaron Steil is a Consumer Horticulture Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. Aaron contributes his expertise to the Garden Variety podcast and newsletter and to Talk of Iowa's Horticulture Day program.
Caitlin Troutman is a talk show producer at Iowa Public Radio