Don’t pack away your secateurs for the winter just yet!
If you have any Caryopteris, Perovskia (aka Russian Sage), or woody-stemmed Salvias – such as Hot Lips, Royal Bumble, Midnight or Blue Monrovia – now is a good time to cut them back by half.
These hard prunes encourage bushy regrowth and prevent them from looking straggly and scruffy as they mature.
Gardening advice by Catherine McMillan
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